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Indications to Refer Patient with Hypertension to Specialist

Purpose:

To determine if a hypertensive patient should be referred to a hypertension specialist.

Specialty:

Family Practice, General Practice, Geriatric Medicine - Family Practice, Geriatric Medicine - Internal Medicine

Objective:

failure handling, when to refer, selection, response to therapy

ICD-10:

I10-I15

Description:

Most patients with hypertension can be successfully managed by the primary care provider. However, some patients may need to be referred to a hypertension specialist.

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