Hypertension Toolkit for Primary Care Practice: A Heart Month Checklist

Recommendations on hypertension management from the US Surgeon General's office are summarized for at-a-glance American Heart Month reading.

The US Surgeon General's Call to Action to Control Hypertension is a comprehensive program of strategies developed to prevent or at least to slow the devastating effects of hypertension in the United States.

In the spirit of American Heart Month 2022, we have summarized the Call to Action's guidance for primary care clinicians as a checklist of actions and strategies to help optimize patient care for hypertension control.