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2017 ACC/AHA Hypertension Guidelines

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Overview

Definition

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Hypertension from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Screening

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms

Blood Pressure Measurement

Physical Examination

Laboratory Findings

Electrocardiogram

ETT

Echocardiography

CT

MRI

Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

Lifestyle Modification

Medical Therapy

Practice Guidelines

Case Studies

Case #1

Chronic hypertension On the Web

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US National Guidelines Clearinghouse

NICE Guidance

FDA on Chronic hypertension

CDC on Chronic hypertension

Chronic hypertension in the news

Blogs on Chronic hypertension

Directions to Hospitals Treating Chronic hypertension

Risk calculators and risk factors for Chronic hypertension

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-In-Chief: Yazan Daaboul, Serge Korjian

Synonyms and Keywords: High blood pressure; HBP; HTN; systemic hypertension; raised blood pressure; hyperpiesis; primary hypertension, idiopathic hypertension

Overview

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Hypertension from other Disorders

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Screening

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms | Blood Pressure Measurement | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings | Electrocardiogram | ETT | CT | MRI | Echocardiography or Ultrasound | Renal Arteriography | Other Imaging Findings | Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

Lifestyle Modification | Medical Therapy| Hypertension practice guidelines | Invasive Therapy

Landmark Trials

ABCD, ACCORD, AIRE, ALLHAT, ANBP2, BHAT, Captopril Trial, CIBIS, COPERNICUS, CONVINCE, EPHESUS, HOPE, HYVET, IDNT, INVEST, LIFE, MERIT-HF, MRFIT, NAVIGATOR, PROGRESS, ONTARGET, RALES, REIN, REIN-2, RENAAL, SAVE, SOLVD, TRACE, UKPDS, ValHEFT, VALUE

Case Studies

Case #1



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