Diagnosis & Assessment

Table of Contents

  1. Measuring Blood Pressure
  2. Diagnosis
  3. Home Measurement
  4. Ambulatory Measurement
  5. Lab Tests
  6. Assessing CV Risk
  7. Renovascular Hypertension
  8. Endocrine Hypertension
  9. Role of Echocardiography
  10. Supplementary Tables

Credits

Subgroup Members:

Section I. Accurate Measurement of Blood Pressure: Mark Gelfer, MD; Lyne Cloutier, RN, PhD; Sheldon Tobe, MD, MSc(HPTE); Maxime Lamarre-Cliche, MD; Peter Bolli, MD; Guy Tremblay, MD; Donna McLean, RN, NP, PhD; Alain Milot, MD, MSc; Raj Padwal, MD, MSc; Karen Tran, MD

Section II. Criteria for Diagnosis of Hypertension and Guidelines for Follow-Up: Mark Gelfer, MD; Lyne Cloutier, RN, PhD; Maxime Lamarre-Cliche, MD; Peter Bolli, MD; Guy Tremblay, MD; Donna McLean, RN, NP, PhD; Alain Milot, MD, MSc; Raj Padwal, MD, MSc; Karen Tran, MD; Raymond R. Townsend, MD

Section III. Home BP Measurement: Mark Gelfer, MD; Lyne Cloutier, RN, PhD; Maxime Lamarre-Cliche, MD; Peter Bolli, MD; Guy Tremblay, MD; Donna McLean, RN, NP, PhD; Alain Milot, MD, MSc; Raj Padwal, MD, MSc; Karen Tran, MD; Raymond R. Townsend, MD

Section IV. Ambulatory BP Measurement: Mark Gelfer, MD; Lyne Cloutier, RN, PhD; Maxime Lamarre-Cliche, MD; Peter Bolli, MD; Guy Tremblay, MD; Donna McLean, RN, NP, PhD; Alain Milot, MD, MSc; Raj Padwal, MD, MSc; Karen Tran, MD; Raymond R. Townsend, MD

Section V. Routine and Optional Laboratory Tests for the Investigation of Patients with Hypertension: Brian Penner, MD; Ellen Burgess, MD; Praveena Sivapalan, MD

Section VI. Assessment of Overall Cardiovascular Risk in Hypertensive Patients: Steven Grover, MD MPA; Guy Tremblay, MD; Alain Milot, MD MSc

Section VII. Assessment for Renovascular Hypertension: Marcel Ruzicka, MD PhD; Sheldon W. Tobe, MD MScCH; Ramesh Prasad, MBBS MSc MA PhD; Michel Vallée, MD PhD; Cedric Edwards, MD

Section VI. Assessment of Endocrine Hypertension: Ally P.H. Prebtani, MD; Gregory Kline, MD, Ernesto L. Schiffrin, MD PhD; Andrew Don-Wauchope, MD

Section IX. Role of Echocardiography: George Honos, MD

Central Review Committee:

Stella S. Daskalopoulou, MD MSc DIC PhD (Chair); Kaberi Dasgupta, MD MSc; Kelly B. Zarnke, MD MSc; Kara Nerenberg, MD, MSc; Alexander A. Leung, MD MPH; Kevin C. Harris, MD MHSc; Kerry McBrien, MD MPH; Sonia Butalia, BSc MD MSc; Meranda Nakhla, MD MSc

Co-Chairs:

Doreen M. Rabi, MD MSc, Stella S. Daskalopoulou, MD MSc DIC PhD