High blood pressure affects 65 million adults in the United States, approximately 29% of the adult population, and is a major contributor to cardiovascular disease. Kaiser Permanente has developed and implemented Hypertension Management programs to improve blood pressure control.
The programs are founded on evidence based practice guidelines and medication treatment algorithms.
This Clinician Guide was developed to assist primary care physicians and other health care professionals in the outpatient treatment of hypertension in non-pregnant adults aged 18 and older.
This Clinician Guide was developed to assist Primary Care physicians and other clinicians in the outpatient management of cholesterol for primary and secondary prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD).