Effective provider-patient communication improves health outcomes and saves time. Use this checklist with sample questions to communicate better with your patients during every visit.
Medication adherence is critical to successful hypertension control for most patients. Find out how you can help.
This booklet from the Food and Drug Administration's Office on Women's Health lists every medicine approved to treat high blood pressure, along with side effects, warnings, and other information. The booklet is designed to initiate conversations between providers and patients.
Community health workers can play a key role in team-based care for patients with chronic diseases, particularly for individuals facing health disparities.
Share this one-page version with patients who need to know the benefits and risks of statins, how statins work, and who should be using them. This Q&A also includes resources for more information.
This easy-to-understand fact sheet about the ABCS of heart health (Aspirin when appropriate, Blood pressure control, Cholesterol management, and Smoking cessation) is available in English and Spanish.
Share these hypertension control tip sheets with your patients to encourage them to make control their goal.
Caregivers and family members play an important role in keeping hypertension under control.