What is normal blood pressure according to JNC 8?

JNC 8 Recommendation 1 or diastolic BP (DBP) ≥90 mm Hg and treat to a goal SBP <150 mm Hg and goal DBP <90 mm Hg.

What are new JNC guidelines?

According to JNC 7, the general BP goal is to lower systolic BP to less than 140 mm Hg and diastolic BP to less than 90 mm Hg. This recommendation is supported by many clinical trials. A more aggressive goal of less than 130/80 mm Hg is advised for patients with diabetes or chronic kidney disease.

What should be the target BP of 65 years old hypertensive patient as per JNC 8?

In patients 60 years or older who do not have diabetes or chronic kidney disease, the goal blood pressure level is now <150/90 mm Hg.

What are blood pressure guidelines?

Blood pressure categories in the new guideline are:

  • Normal: Less than 120/80 mm Hg;
  • Elevated: Top number (systolic) between 120-129 and bottom number (diastolic) less than 80;
  • Stage 1: Systolic between 130-139 or diastolic between 80-89;
  • Stage 2: Systolic at least 140 or diastolic at least 90 mm Hg;

What is the new norm for blood pressure?

A new definition of high blood pressure (hypertension) The guidelines, in a nutshell, state that normal blood pressure is under 120/80, whereas up until Monday, normal was under 140/90. Now, elevated blood pressure (without a diagnosis of hypertension) is systolic blood pressure (the top number) between 120 and 129.

What is the AMA guidelines for blood pressure?

The American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology and several other health organizations released a comprehensive new guideline with recommendations regarding the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of hypertension. The new guideline lowers the target for blood pressure treatment to 130/80 mmHg.

What is the normal blood pressure for a 70 year old woman?

Elderly blood pressure range for men and women The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) updated their guidelines in 2017 to recommend men and women who are 65 or older aim for a blood pressure lower than 130/80 mm Hg.

What is the JNC classification for the patient’s blood pressure?

High normal: Systolic 130-139 mm Hg and/or diastolic 85-89 mm Hg. Grade 1: Systolic 140-159 mm Hg and/or diastolic 90-99 mm Hg. Grade 2: Systolic 160-179 mm Hg or greater and/or diastolic 100-109 mm Hg. Grade 3: Systolic 180 mm Hg or greater and/or diastolic 110 mm Hg or greater.