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

Section II. Criteria for Diagnosis of Hypertension and Guidelines for Follow-Up: 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

Section III. Home BP Measurement: 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

Section IV. Ambulatory BP Measurement: 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

Section V. Routine and Optional Laboratory Tests for the Investigation of Patients with Hypertension: Thomas Wilson, MD; S. 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 Tobe, MD, MSc(HPTE), Kevin Burns, MD, Ramesh Prasad, MBBS, MSc; Michel Vallée, MD, PhD

Section VI. Assessment of Endocrine Hypertension: Ally Prebtani, MD; Gregory Kline, MD; Ernesto L. Schiffrin, MD, PhD

Section IX. Role of Echocardiography: George Honos, MD

Central Review Committee:

Stella S. Daskalopoulou, MD, PhD; 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; Meranda Nakhla, MD, MSc

Chair:

Doreen M. Rabi, MD, MSc