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Hypertension Guidelines

Quiz for CE Credit

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1. Today, clinicians are challenged by multiple hypertension standards of care and guidelines; each offering different treatment goals.

2. Which of the following evidence grading system is the clearest and indicates the highest level of evidence from well-conducted, generalizable randomized control trial(s):

3. The 2018 American Diabetes Association Standards of Care states which of the following as the treatment goal for people with diabetes and hypertension:

4. For diagnosis and management of hypertension, it is important for clinicians to know that the blood pressure measurements are taken and recorded accurately whether the blood pressure is measured at home or in the clinic.

5. The 2018 American Diabetes Association recommendations for hypertension indicate:

6. The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association recommend out of office blood pressure measurements and self-monitoring of blood pressure to confirm the diagnosis of hypertension and titration of blood pressure lowering medication.

7. For individuals with blood pressure over 120/80 mmHg, therapeutic lifestyle intervention is recommended and consists of:

8. The IHS Division of Diabetes treatment algorithm for hypertension therapy in individuals with type 2 and hypertension includes therapeutic lifestyle changes, then first line medication classes which include the following: