Nigerian Journal of Cardiology

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2017  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 15--18

The eighth joint national committee on the prevention, detection, evaluation, and treatment of high blood pressure (joint national committee-8) report: Matters arising


Ogba Joseph Ukpabi, Iheanyi Damian Ewelike 
 Department of Internal Medicine, Federal Medical Centre, Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria

Correspondence Address:
Ogba Joseph Ukpabi
Department of Internal Medicine, Federal Medical Center, Umuahia, Abia State
Nigeria

America's Joint National Committee (JNC) on the prevention, detection, evaluation, and treatment of high blood pressure is one of the foremost regional regulatory bodies on the management of hypertension. Its latest report (JNC-8) of 2014 has attracted a lot of strong criticisms. The aim of this review is to offer a summarized insight into the different opinions that have trailed its process and content since its publication.


How to cite this article:
Ukpabi OJ, Ewelike ID. The eighth joint national committee on the prevention, detection, evaluation, and treatment of high blood pressure (joint national committee-8) report: Matters arising.Nig J Cardiol 2017;14:15-18


How to cite this URL:
Ukpabi OJ, Ewelike ID. The eighth joint national committee on the prevention, detection, evaluation, and treatment of high blood pressure (joint national committee-8) report: Matters arising. Nig J Cardiol [serial online] 2017 [cited 2021 Jan 19 ];14:15-18
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