Highlights of ESC/ESH 2018 Guidelines on the Management of Hypertension: What Every Doctor Should Know

Massimo Volpe, Giovanna Gallo, Allegra Battistoni, Giuliano Tocci

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This is a review article aiming to make focus on the changes made in the most recent sets of clinical recommendations and indications from European Society of Cardiology (ESC)/European Society of Hypertension (ESH) guidelines for the management of arterial hypertension. In particular, in this article we attempted to focus on the main new elements introduced in order to meet the need of doctors to adhere to guidelines and to provide their patients with the most updated recommendations for the clinical management of hypertension.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-8
Number of pages8
JournalHigh Blood Pressure and Cardiovascular Prevention
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2019



  • Antihypertensive Agents/adverse effects
  • Blood Pressure/drug effects
  • Blood Pressure Determination/standards
  • Cardiology/standards
  • Drug Resistance
  • Guideline Adherence/standards
  • Humans
  • Hypertension/diagnosis
  • Medication Adherence
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic/standards
  • Practice Patterns, Physicians'/standards
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Reproducibility of Results
  • Treatment Outcome

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