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AAFP, ACP guidance covers hypertension in older adults

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Jan 17, 2017

A joint practice guideline from the AAFP and the American College of Physicians on systolic blood pressure for hypertensive adults ages 60 and older calls for treating patients with persistent readings at or above 150 mm Hg until levels reach less than 150 mm Hg. The full report was published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, and a summary will be published in the Annals of Family Medicine. Medscape (free registration) (01/17)


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Family Medicine SmartBrief | Jan 16, 2017

CDC examines higher mortality risks in rural America

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Jan 13, 2017

AAFP, ACP issue hypertension guideline for older adults

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Jan 19, 2017

State laws create patchwork of opioid prescribing rules

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Jan 16, 2017

Study analyzes 3 CVD prevention interventions

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Jan 18, 2017

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Family Medicine SmartBrief | Jan 13, 2017

AAFP spells out concerns about new MACRA categories, codes

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Jan 18, 2017

Task force recommends folic acid supplements

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Jan 17, 2017

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Family Medicine SmartBrief | Jan 17, 2017


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