1999 World Health Organization-International Society of Hypertension guidelines for the management of hypertension

Guidelines Subcommittee, J. Chalmers

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Abstract

The present Guidelines were prepared by the Guidelines Sub-Committee of the World Health Organization-International Society of Hypertension (WHO- ISH) Mild Hypertension Liaison Committee, the members of which are listed at the end of the text. These guidelines represent the fourth revision of the WHO-ISH Guidelines and were finalised after presentation and discussion at the 7th WHO-ISH Meeting on Hypertension, Fukuoka, Japan, 29th Sept - 1st Oct, 1998. Previous versions of the Guidelines were published in Bull WHO 1993,71:503-517 and J Hypertens 1993,11:905-918.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1009-1060
Number of pages52
JournalClinical and Experimental Hypertension
Volume21
Issue number5-6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1999
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Clinical evaluation
  • Definition and classification of hypertension
  • Management of hypertension
  • Risk stratification for hypertension
  • Special populations with hypertension

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