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Hypertension Diagnosis and Treatment

Revision Date: November 2014
Fifteenth Edition

Endorsement Summary

ICSI has endorsed with qualifications the 2014 Evidence-Based Guideline for the Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults Report From the Panel Members Appointed to the Eighth Joint National Committee (JNC 8).  This has been reviewed by the 2014 ICSI Hypertension Diagnosis and Treatment Work Group: I. Kenning, H. Maranga Kerandi, D. Luehr, K. Margolis, P. O’Connor, C. Pereira, A. Schlichte and T. Woolley.  Additional work group information including the members declared conflicts of interest.

Each screening topic includes the benefits and potential harms of all relevant recommendations.  For certain recommendations, the ICSI work group has added qualifications.

Access the 2014 Evidence-Based Guideline for the Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults Report From the Panel Members Appointed to the Eighth Joint National Committee (JNC 8) to view the abstract.

The 2014 Evidence-Based Guideline for the Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults Report From the Panel Members Appointed to the Eighth Joint National Committee (JNC 8) is not a sponsor of, affiliated with, nor does it endorse ICSI or the ICSI Hypertension Diagnosis and Treatment Work Group.  2014 Evidence-Based Guideline for the Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults Report From the Panel Members Appointed to the Eighth Joint National Committee (JNC 8) has not reviewed ICSI’s process for endorsement of guidelines.  The following ICSI endorsement and conclusions are solely the consensus of the ICSI Hypertension Diagnosis and Treatment Work Group using the ICSI Endorsement Process.

The CDC includes ICSI's Hypertension Guideline in support of its
Million Hearts® Campaign. Minnesota is among the best in the nation in hypertension control.