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for Hypertension

   
Hypertension
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines Continue to treat blood pressure consider adding additional agents.
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit
1) Renal Ultrasound w/ dopplers.
2) UUA, Renal Panel (Glu, UN, Creat, Sod, Pot, Cl, CO2, Cal, Phos, Alb). Quantitate proteinuria with spot protein:creatinine ratio.
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) High Blood Pressure
Appointment Timeframe If renal function is stable and PCP is managing blood pressure, this is not urgent (30 days).
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See Careweb
External Patients: Hand carry results including ultrasound report
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: 734-647-9160
Or 888-287-1084 (toll free)
Clinic Location Sites Taubman Health Care Center 
UM Consulting Physician General Nephrology
Revised on: 03/21/2011