BHS Hypertension Guidelines IV, 2004


The Hypertension Management Guidelines below were produced by the BHS in 2004. Subsequently, the pharmacological recommendations were updated in collaboration with NICE in 2006.

These guidelines have been superseded by the 2011 NICE guideline produced in collaboration with the BHS. Click here word_icon.gif

Full report: Williams B, Poulter NR, Brown MJ, Davis M, McInnes GT, Potter JP, Sever PS and Thom S McG; The BHS Guidelines Working Party Guidelines for Management of Hypertension: Report of the Fourth Working Party of the British Hypertension Society, 2004 - BHS IV. Journal of Human Hypertension 2004; 18: 139-185

Summary version: Williams B, Poulter NR, Brown MJ, Davis M, McInnes GT, Potter JP, Sever PS and Thom S McG; The BHS Guidelines Working Party. British Hypertension Society Guidelines for Hypertension Management, 2004 - BHS IV: Summary. BMJ 2004; 328: 634-640

Powerpoint Slides of the latest Guidelines (click here)