Diagnosis & Assessment

Table of Contents

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

Credits

Subgroup Members:

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

Section II. Criteria for Diagnosis of Hypertension and Recommendations for Follow-Up: Lyne Cloutier, RN, PhD; Sheldon Tobe, MD, MSc(HPTE); Maxime Lamarre-Cliche, MD; Mark Gelfer, MD; Peter Bolli, MD; Guy Tremblay, MD; Donna McLean, RN, NP, PhD; Alain Milot, MD, MSc; Raj Padwal, MD, MSc

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

Section IV. Routine and Optional Laboratory Tests for the Investigation of Patients with Hypertension: Thomas Wilson, MD, S. Brian Penner, MD; Ellen Burgess, MD

Section V. Assessment for Renovascular Hypertension: Marcel Ruzicka, MD, PhD; Sheldon Tobe, MD, MSc(HPTE), Kevin Burns, MD, Ramesh Prasad, MBBS, MSc; Michel Vallée, MD, PhD

Section VI. Endocrine Hypertension: Ernesto L. Schiffrin, MD, PhD; Ally Prebtani, MD

Section VII. Home BP Measurement: Lyne Cloutier, RN, PhD; Sheldon Tobe, MD, MSc(HPTE); Maxime Lamarre-Cliche, MD; Mark Gelfer, MD; Peter Bolli, MD; Guy Tremblay, MD; Donna McLean, RN, NP, PhD; Alain Milot, MD, MSc; Raj Padwal, MD MSc

Section VIII. Ambulatory BP Measurement: Lyne Cloutier, RN, PhD; Sheldon Tobe, MD, MSc(HPTE); Maxime Lamarre-Cliche, MD; Mark Gelfer, MD; Peter Bolli, MD; Guy Tremblay, MD; Donna McLean, RN, NP, PhD; Alain Milot, MD, MSc; Raj Padwal, MD MSc

Section IX. Role of Echocardiography: George Honos, MD

Central Review Committee:

Doreen M. Rabi, MD, MSc; Stella S. Daskalopoulou, MD, PhD; Kaberi Dasgupta, MD, MSc; Kelly B. Zarnke, MD, MSc; Kara Nerenberg, MD, MSc; Kerry McBrien, MD, MPH; Kevin C. Harris, MD, MHSc; Alexander A. Leung, MD, MPH

Chair:

Raj Padwal, MD, MSc