VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guidelines

Quick Links

Veterans Crisis Line Badge
My healthevet badge

Management of Hypertension (HTN) in Primary Care (2005)

CPG Is Currently Being Updated!

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 Related Links
The guideline is formatted as two algorithms, with annotations:
  • Algorithm A
    - Screening for HTN
  • Algorithm B
    - Treatment for HTN
Questions about the HTN Guideline
HTN Full Guideline (2005)
HTN Summary (2005)
HTN Pocket Card (2005)
Dyslipidemia (LIPIDS)
Diabetes Mellitus (DM)
Tobacco Use (MTU)
Ischemic Heart Disease (IHD)
Chronic Heart Failure (CHF)
JNC7 - Complete Report*
* Links to a non-VA web site over which VA has no control.