RestingBloodPressureClassifications - Classification of...

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Unformatted text preview: Classification of Resting Blood Pressure for Adults (Ages 18 Years and Older)* Classification Systolic (mmHg) Normal < 120 Diastolic (mmHg) AND < 80 Prehypertension 120 – 139 OR 80 – 89 Hypertension Stage 1 140 – 159 OR 90 – 99 Stage 2 >160 OR >100 *Adapted from National High Blood Pressure Education Program. The Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure (JNC7). 2003; 3:5233 ...
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course ESS 4317 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Texas State.

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