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Management of Hypertension (HTN) in Primary Care (2014)

Cover page of the guideline document.The guideline describes the critical decision points in the Management of Hypertension in Primary Care and provides clear and comprehensive evidence based recommendations incorporating current information and practices for practitioners throughout the DoD and VA Health Care systems. The guideline is intended to improve patient outcomes and local management of patients with hypertension..

Disclaimer:This Clinical Practice Guideline is intended for use only as a tool to assist a clinician/healthcare professional and should not be used to replace clinical judgment.

About the CPG Guideline Links Related Guidelines
The guideline is formatted as two algorithms:
  • Algorithm A
    - Screening and Diagnosis
  • Algorithm B
    - Management
Questions about the HTN Guideline
HTN Full Guideline (2014)
HTN Patient Summary (2014)
HTN Clinician Summary (2014)
HTN Pocket Card (2014)
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