Select the one best response.
A 38 year old patient presents to the emergency room with a minor injury and is found to have a blood pressure of 145/95. The best approach to follow-up of this patient’s blood pressure is:
a. Full diagnostic evaluation immediately
b. Full diagnostic evaluation within 1 month
c. Confirm another high blood pressure reading within 2 months and provide
advice on lifestyle modifications
d. Recheck blood pressure within 1 year and provide advice on lifestyle modifications
e. Recheck blood pressure in 2 years