oa SA Pharmaceutical Journal - Hypertension management algorithm : clinical



Extracted from text ... SA Pharmaceutical Journal - October 2006 20 21 SA Pharmaceutical Journal - October 2006 SA Pharmaceutical Journal - October 2006 22 CLINICAL Investigation Body weight/overweight Body weight Height Body mass index (BMI) Abdominal obesity ? Waist circumference OR ? Waist-to-hip ratio Urine dipstick ? Protein ? Blood ? Sugar Microalbuminuria Diabetes mellitus only Blood tests ? Creatinine ? Potassium ? Glucose (fasting preferred) ? Random total cholesterol ECG (resting) Additional investigations Clinic frequency Every visit First visit Every visit Every visit First visit Yearly if normal Repeat at ..


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