oa South African Family Practice - CDL - guidelines at a glance : hypertension : review article

Volume 46, Issue 8
  • ISSN : 2078-6190
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6204



Extracted from text ... HYPERTENSION Measure BP in sitting position CDL - guidelines at a glance Chronic disease list algorithms The new Medical Schemes Act requires that chronic diseases be diagnosed and managed according to the prescribed therapeutic algorithms for the condition, published by the Minister of Health. Algorithms for the 25 conditions on the chronic disease list are available at http://www.medicalschemes.com . This algorithm is reproduced with the kind permission of the Council for Medical Schemes. Glossary: ? ?-blocker - Alpha-receptor blocker ? ACE inhibitor - Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor ? ARB - Angiotensin receptor blocker ? BP - Blood pressure ? ?-blocker ..

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