JNC-5. The message for clinicians

Norman M Kaplan

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Clinicians have received many different about the 1993 fifth report of the Joint National Committee (1), popularly called JNC-5. Some messages have been warmly supportive (2), others highly critical (3), still others providing different points of view (4). These three references are only a small sample of those published, but they reflect the major messages that have been published in response to the JNC-5.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)158-163
Number of pages6
JournalCardiology in Review
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1995


  • Joint National Committee
  • guidelines
  • hypertension
  • therapy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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