VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guidelines
Management of Hypertension (HTN) in Primary Care (2014)
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.
The guideline is formatted as two algorithms:
- Algorithm A
- Screening and Diagnosis
- Algorithm B