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Ministry of Health, Low Cardiology Clinic, National Healthcare Group Polyclinics, National Heart Centre, National Neuroscience Institute, National University Hospital, Mission Medical Clinic, SingHealth Polyclinics, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Wu Nephrology & Medical Clinic
Correspondence: A/Prof Tay Jam Chin, Senior Consultant, Department of General Medicine II, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433. jam_chin_tayttsh.com.sg
The Ministry of Health (MOH) has updated the clinical practice guidelines on hypertension to provide doctors and patients in Singapore with evidence-based treatment for hypertension. This article reproduces the introduction and executive summary (with recommendations from the guidelines) from the MOH clinical practice guidelines on hypertension, for the information of SMJ readers. Chapters and page numbers mentioned in the reproduced extract refer to the full text of the guidelines, which are available from the Ministry of Health website: http://www.moh.gov.sg/content/moh_web/healthprofessionalsportal/doctors/guidelines/cpg_medical.html. The recommendations should be used with reference to the full text of the guidelines. Following this article are multiple choice questions based on the full text of the guidelines.