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Hypertension clinical information and guidelines

Clinical information for diagnosis and management of hypertension.

Guidelines 

Guide to management of hypertension in adults 2016 (PDF)The Guide to Management of Hypertension in Adults 2016 has been endorsed by Kidney Health Australia, National Stroke Foundation and the High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia. The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) have recommended the Guideline for approval as an Accepted Clinical Resource.
MJA Article - Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of hypertension — 2016The MJA Article - Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Mangement of Hypertension - 2016 was developed by the Heart Foundation to guide health professionals in the management of hypertension. It was published in the Medical Journal of Australia.

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