Hypertension: Diagnosis, Grading & Management

Blood pressure Diagnosis, Grading and Management

BP blood pressure
DBP diastolic blood pressure
SBP systolic blood pressure

  • Repeated blood pressure measurements should be used for stratification


  1. Recommended lifestyle interventions, see Lifestyle Interventions
  2. Age 18-65: 120-129.
    Age 65+: Target 130-139

Table adapted from [6] and 2018 ESC/ESH guidelines for the management of arterial hypertension [7]