Understanding the New Blood Pressure Guidelines
Oral health professionals who are well versed in the new guidelines will be best prepared to handle the implications on patient care.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Describe the categories in the new blood pressure guidelines.
- Explain the new lower threshold for high blood pressure.
- Discuss the impact of the new guidelines on health, in addition to management strategies and interventions.
This course was published in the May 2018 issue and expires May 2021. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.