Diagnostic and Predictive Accuracy of Blood Pressure Screening Methods With Consideration of Rescreening Intervals: A Systematic Review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Escrito por| Guías, HTA

Abstract

Background:Elevated blood pressure (BP) is the largest contributing risk factor to all-cause and cardiovascular mortality.

Purpose:
To update a systematic review on the benefits and harms of screening for high BP in adults and to summarize evidence on rescreening intervals and diagnostic and predictive accuracy of different BP methods for cardiovascular events.

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Último modificado: 16 julio, 2017