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Hypertension in adults: diagnosis and management [CG127]

Measuring the use of this guidance

Recommendation: 1.5.6

Aim for a target clinic blood pressure below 150/90 mmHg in people aged 80 years and over, with treated hypertension.

What was measured: Proportion of patients with coronary heart disease in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding 12 months) is 150/90 mmHg or less
Data collection end: July 2015
88.4%
Area covered: England
Source: Health and Social Care Information Centre. Quality Outcomes Framework.

What was measured: Proportion of patients with peripheral arterial disease in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding 12 months) is 150/90 mmHg or less.
Data collection end: July 2015
85.6%
Area covered: England
Source: Health and Social Care Information Centre. Quality Outcomes Framework.



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