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for Hypertension

   
Hypertension
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines BP should be measured with appropriate technique on 3 separate occasions to confirm elevated BP

BP criteria
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit 1) Comprehensive metabolic panel, CBC
2) FT4, TSH
3) Renal ultrasound
4) UA and micro, urine sodium, protein and creatinine
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) High Blood Pressure and Chronic Kidney Disease in Children

Most patients with hypertension will require frequent or home blood pressure monitoring
Appointment Timeframe Stage II hypertension warrants urgent evaluation within a week- if symptomatic ER referral may be indicated. Stage I hypertension 4-8 weeks or next available
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart
External Patients: Hand carry non-UM records to visit
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: 734-936-4210 or 1-877-543-7789 (toll free)
Clinic Location Sites C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital
UM Consulting Physician Pediatric Nephrology Faculty
Revised on: 10/26/2012