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Hypertension

Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on hypertension and related issues, including pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies, and blood pressure monitoring and screening. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past 12 months is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.
Note: This topic collection does not include articles on gestational or pregnancy-induced hypertension.

Categories

Screening and Diagnosis

Treatment

Complications and Special Situations

Editorials and Letters

Improving Practice

Patient Education, Self-Care

Other AFP Content

Other Resources from AAFP



Screening and Diagnosis

03/15/2016 Screening for High Blood Pressure in Adults [Putting Prevention into Practice] new
02/15/2016 Screening for High Blood Pressure in Adults: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
02/15/2015 Screening for Primary Hypertension in Children and Adolescents [Putting Prevention into Practice]
02/15/2015 Screening for Primary Hypertension in Children and Adolescents: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
07/01/2013 Pharmacotherapy for Mild Hypertension [Cochrane for Clinicians]
12/15/2010 Diagnosis of Secondary Hypertension: An Age-Based Approach Algorithm
03/15/2004 Initial Evaluation of Hypertension [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care

Treatment

06/01/2015 Nonpharmacologic Management of Hypertension: What Works?
04/15/2015 ACE Inhibitors vs. ARBs for Primary Hypertension [Cochrane for Clinicians]
02/01/2015 Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors vs. Angiotensin Receptor Blockers [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
02/01/2015 Common Questions About the Initial Management of Hypertension
10/01/2014 JNC8 Guidelines for the Management of Hypertension in Adults [Practice Guidelines]
06/01/2010 First-Line Treatment for Hypertension [Cochrane for Clinicians]
04/01/2010 Blood Pressure Treatment Targets for Uncomplicated Hypertension [Cochrane for Clinicians]
02/15/2010 Evaluation and Treatment of Severe Asymptomatic Hypertension
05/01/2008 Managing Hypertension Using Combination Therapy Algorithm Patient Education
12/01/2008 Pharmacologic Management of Hypertension in Patients with Diabetes Algorithm
07/15/2008 AHA Releases Guidelines for Hypertension Management in Adults with or at Risk of CAD [Practice Guidelines]
07/15/2007 Home Monitoring of Glucose and Blood Pressure Patient Education

Specific Therapies

12/01/2015 Chlorthalidone vs. Hydrochlorothiazide for Treatment of Hypertension [FPIN's Help Desk Answers]
10/01/2015 Risk of Gout with the Use of Thiazide Diuretics [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
04/01/2013 Effect of Cocoa on Blood Pressure [Cochrane for Clinicians]
11/01/2007 Are Beta Blockers Effective First-line Treatments for Hypertension? [Cochrane for Clinicians]
07/01/2004 Do ACE Inhibitors Decrease Mortality in Patients with Hypertension? [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
10/15/2007 Aliskiren (Tekturna) for the Treatment of Hypertension [STEPS]
08/15/2005 Olmesartan (Benicar) for Hypertension [STEPS]
02/15/2004 Eplerenone (Inspra) for Hypertension [STEPS]

Complications and Special Situations

01/15/2016 Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy Algorithm
04/01/2012 High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents Algorithm Patient Education
08/01/2009 Radiologic Evaluation of Suspected Renovascular Hypertension
05/15/2009 Evaluation and Management of the Patient with Difficult-to-Control or Resistant Hypertension Algorithm

Editorials and Letters

10/01/2014 JNC 8: Relaxing the Standards [Editorials]
08/15/2008 Which Diuretic Should Be Used for the Treatment of Hypertension? [Editorials]

Improving Practice

Improving Blood Pressure Control

FROM FAMILY PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

AAFP's Journal of Practice Improvement

09/01/2014 Controlling Hypertension: Focusing on “Why” Makes “How” a Lot Easier
03/01/2014 How to Document and Code for Hypertensive Diseases in ICD-10

Patient Education, Self-Care

01/15/2016 High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy Patient Education
06/01/2015 How to Lower Your Blood Pressure Without Medicines Patient Education
02/01/2015 Treating Newly Diagnosed High Blood Pressure Patient Education
04/01/2012 High Blood Pressure in Children Patient Education

From FamilyDoctor.org

AAFP's Patient Education Resource

High Blood Pressure

Other AFP Content

Other Resources from AAFP

METRIC Hypertension Module

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