Video Series: Clinical Strategies for the 2017 Hypertension Guidelines

This Clinical Strategies for the 2017 Hypertension Guidelines video series is a companion resource for the 2017 Hypertension Clinical Guidelines. View individual videos below or the full playlist on the Science News YouTube Channel.

View the full Science News coverage and other resources for the 2017 Hypertension Clinical Guidelines

Understanding the 2017 Hypertension Guidelines

John Warner, MD, president of the American Heart Association, interviews Paul Whelton, MD, writing group chair for the 2017 Hypertension Clinical Practice Guidelines and the need for the guidelines, the new classification system, and what it means for clinicians and their patients.

A New Definition of Hypertension

Dan Jones, MD, past-president of the American Heart Association, and Robert M. Carey, MD, co chair of the writing group, discuss the new definition of hypertension presented in the 2017 Hypertension Clinical Practice Guidelines.

New Guidelines for Proper Blood Pressure Measurement

Dan W. Jones, MD, past-president of the American Heart Association, and Robert M. Carey, MD, writing group co-chair, discuss the 2017 Hypertension Clinical Practice Guidelines for proper blood pressure measurement.

The Prevalence of Hypertension as Defined by the 2017 Guidelines

Dan W. Jones, MD, past-president of the American Heart Association, and Paul Whelton, MD, writing group chair, discuss the prevalence of hypertension as defined by the 2017 Hypertension Clinical Practice Guidelines.

Strategies for Adherence to Treatments for Hypertension

Dan W. Jones, MD, past-president of the American Heart Association, and Paul Whelton, MD, chair of the writing group for the 2017 Hypertension Clinical Practice Guidelines discuss strategies for adherence to treatments for hypertension.

New Treatment Approaches for Hypertension

Dan W. Jones, MD, past-president of the American Heart Association, and Paul Whelton, MD, writing group chair, discuss the implications of the 2017 Hypertension Clinical Practice Guidelines for treating patients at various levels of risk.

Managing Hypertension in Patients with Comorbidities

Dan W. Jones, MD, past-president of the American Heart Association, and Robert Carey, MD, writing group co-chair, discuss the implications of the 2017 Hypertension Clinical Practice Guidelines for patients with the comorbidities of diabetes and chronic kidney disease.

Managing Hypertension in Special Populations

Dan W. Jones, MD, past-president of the American Heart Association, and Paul Whelton, MD, writing group chair, discuss the implications of the 2017 Hypertension Clinical Practice Guidelines for special populations.

Managing Hypertension in the Elderly

Dan W. Jones, MD, past-president of the American Heart Association, and Paul Whelton, MD, chair of the writing group for the 2017 Hypertension Clinical Practice Guidelines discuss what the new evidence suggests for managing hypertension in the elderly.

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ACC/AHA/AAPA/ABC/ACPM/AGS/APhA/ASH/ASPC/NMA/PCNA Guideline for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines