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A patient has BP of 142/78. He has? (PNQ)



A Normal BP
B Pre hypertension

C Stage I hypertension
D Stage II hypertension

Ans. C

Stage I hypertension

Extra Edge:Hypertension (also known as Silent killer disease) Rule of half applies to it (MCQ)

Recent Advances:(Ref. Hari-18th ed., pg-2047, table 241-1)

New classification of HT (JNC VII) (New Question)

Systolic

Diastolic

Normal BP

<120

and

< 80

Pre hypertension

120 – 139

&/or

80 – 89

Stage - I

140 – 159

&/or

90- 99

Stage- II

≥ 160

&/or

≥ 100

Isolated systolic hypertension

≥ 140

and

<90

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