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Guidelines:

AHA/ACC Guidelines for Secondary Prevention for Patients with Coronary and Other Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease-2011

MMC Physician Hospital Organization Hypertension Guide to Care

ADA Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes 2010 (.pdf)

Cholesterol Screening Guidelines - NIH National Cholesterol Education Program's Adult Treatment Panel guidelines

New Exercise Guidelines: ACSM/AHA Recommendations, 2007 - Provides updated guidelines for exercise in adults and older adults

Exercise and Type 2 Diabetes: ACSM and ADA Joint Position Statement, 2010

JNC-7: Prevention, Detection, Evaluation and Treatment of High Blood Pressure 

Adults:

Blood Pressure Measurement Guide - Healthy Maine Partnerships quick guide to measuring blood pressure.

Blood Cholesterol Screening Guide - Healthy Maine Partnerships quick guide to testing blood cholesterol levels.

Measuring Orthostatic Vital Signs - MaineHealth procedures for proper measurement of orthostatic vital signs.

Quick Tip Card

Observation Checklist - Checklist for observation of blood pressure readings.

Pediatrics:

Blood Pressure Measurement Guide - Healthy Maine Partnerships quick guide to measuring blood pressure.

Pediatric Blood Pressure Calculator

Blood Pressure Values Requiring Further Evaluation - Chart of pediatric blood pressures according to age and gender at the lower limits of abnormal blood pressure ranges.

Best Practice for Blood Pressure Measurement

Blood Pressure Levels for Boys by Age and Height Percentile

Blood Pressure Levels for Girls by Age and Height Percentile

QuickTip Card - Pediatric Blood Pressure Measurement

Stature-For-Age Chart, Girls ages 2-20

Stature-For-Age Chart, Boys ages 2-20

 


 

 

 

 

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