Pharmacy Clinical Pearl of the Day: Hypertension and Blood Pressure Control Categories
Blood pressure has to be monitored closely in patients diagnosed with stage 1 or 2 hypertension.
Hypertension and blood pressure control has 5 categories that everyone should know about:
- Blood pressure has to be monitored closely for patients diagnosed with stage 1 or stage 2 hypertension.
- Patients should learn ways to manage their blood pressure with medications prescribed by their clinicians, as well as with diet and exercise.
- Uncontrolled hypertension may lead to many severe complications, including stroke, heart attack and/or death.