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