Dr. Edward Stewart, a cardiologist with Upstate Cardiology of Bon Secours Medical Group, said the new rules are a decent change for patients more than 60 who don’t have a great deal of other medical problems, yet ought to be individualized.
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“It relies upon what number of meds they’re on, the patient’s practical status, family ancestry of coronary illness or stroke,” he said. “In any case, I would state when in doubt, on the off chance that I have an elderly patient who has a cystolic pulse around 145-155, I’m not going to be as forceful with that understanding as I would with someone of a more youthful age.”
What’s more, Dr. Andrew Freeman, of National Jewish Health in Denver and seat of the American College of Cardiology’s Early Career Professional Section, said the rules are a positive development and prone to result in better consistence and enhanced results by and large.