Blood pressure limits in Hong Kong to be reviewed after American Heart Association announces new measurement
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 Hong Kong will not rush to adopt a new measurement of high blood pressure set by the American Heart Association, a health official has said. The US association announced on Monday that the measurement would now be 130/80, but Undersecretary for Food and Health Dr Chui Tak-yi said the city’s current guideline of 140/90 – 140mm Hg and higher for the systolic blood pressure measurement or readings of 90 and higher for the diastolic measurement – would only be reviewed. “[We...
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