The Hypertension – Diagnosis and Management guideline is available for External Review until February 7th, 2020.

The updated guideline emphasizes accurate measurement of blood pressure for hypertension detection, updated thresholds for elevated blood pressure and includes an improved algorithm for diagnosis and treatment. It also provides quality indicators to monitor hypertension diagnosis, control and treatment successes, and support optimal team-based intervention for hypertension. Links to resources for management are provided.

Please visit the BC Guidelines External Review page to download the draft guideline and submit your feedback via their online questionnaire.

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