a 34 year old man presented for a work physical for his new job as a crane operator. he is a healthy individual,
no previous medical history, no current medications, denies smoking or alcohol intake. he reports being a member of a health club and exercises frequently. No family history of cardiac disease. BP today is 178/94. Prior visit 1 month ago BP was 168/90. all other vitals WNL. What is your diagnosis? what is the treatment plan?
Based on the 2019 AHA/ACC this is a Stage 2 hypertension because he has 2 careful readings and the higher blood pressure... View the full answer