JNC VI

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JNC VISixth Report of the Joint National Committee of High Blood Pressure
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At follow-up 4 years from baseline, participants underwent routine assessment of their blood pressure using the same standardized protocol, and their blood pressure was reclassified according to JNC VI criteria.
We used Cox proportional hazards models to examine the relationship between uric acid concentrations and blood pressure outcomes (incident hypertension and blood pressure progression by [greater than or equal to] 1 JNC VI category) during follow-up, adjusting for potential confounding factors.
During 4-year follow-up, 1370 men (19.0%) and 208 women (11.0%) developed hypertension; 2492 men (46.8%) and 637 women (33.7%) experienced an increase in blood pressure to a higher JNC VI stage (Table 2).
In 1997, the Joint National Committee (JNC) on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure published their sixth report of guidelines to treat patients with high blood pressure (JNC VI, 1997).
The primary choice for patients with diabetes and/or CKD is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor (see Figure 2) (Bakris et al., 2000; JNC VI, 1997).
The JNC VI guidelines recommend a multidisciplinary team approach to caring for patients with hypertension (JNC VI, 1997), in which the nurse plays a vital role.
Treatment goals remain unchanged from JNC VI: Patients with uncomplicated stage 1 or 2 hypertension should strive for blood pressure of less than 140/90mm Hg, and patients with preexisting complications should aim for a blood pressure of less than 130/80 mm Hg.
It is geared toward the clinician who wants to know more about recent developments in hypertension than can be found in review articles, book chapters, or consensus documents such as the Sixth Report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure (JNC VI).
For first-line drug therapy, Kaplan concurs with JNC VI recommendations to use diuretics or beta-blockers unless concomitant conditions (which are well described) indicate another agent.
After 1 year, prescribing changed significantly at all five VA facilities and brought them more in line with recommendations by the VA and the Sixth Report of the Joint National Committee on the Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure (JNC VI), said Dr.
For these patients, lifestyle modifications are recommended, according to the sixth annual report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure (JNC VI).
Since JNC VI, data on the use of ACE inhibitors show that these drugs lead to improved outcomes in patients with ISH, Dr.