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VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guidelines

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Diagnosis and Management of Hypertension (HTN) in Primary Care (2020)

Cover page of the guideline document.The guideline describes the critical decision points in the Diagnosis and 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

The guideline is formatted as two clinical algorithms and 28 evidence-based recommendations.

  • Module A:
    - Screening and Diagnosis
  • Module B:
    - Treatment

Questions about the HTN Guideline

Retired CPG's can be found on our archive page