Eighth Joint Committee (JNC 8)

ANALYSIS: Think about future healthcare needs of patients with this hypertension, changing demographics, and changes in healthcare policies. Address these questions.  The Clinical Practice Being Addressed is Eighth Joint National Committee (JNC 8) for Hypertension

  • Does this clinical practice guideline need revision(s)? Please explain your answer in detail.
  • If you were going to revise this clinical practice guideline, what would you change? What evidence would you use to base your changes on?
  • How might changes in US demographics and healthcare reform affect this clinical practice guideline?
  • What strategies would you use to increase the likelihood that a new or modified clinical practice guideline would be adopted and used in clinical practice?

EVALUATION How would you determine its effectiveness of this revised clinical practice guideline in directing care for patients with the identified health problem? Outline the steps you might employ.

LEARNING POINTS (3-5 bullet points outlining key learning in this case.)

REFERENCES (APA formatting, current within past 4 years.) Must be peer reviewed and no wikapedia or WebMD.

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