HTN: Background Information (2008)
Identifying Information and Availability
This guideline was not adapted from another source. Development of the guideline was conducted in accordance with the Appraisal of Guidelines Research Evaluation critical appraisal instrument.
Date of Release
American Dietetic Association.
This is the first release of the Hypertension Evidence-Based Nutrition Practice Guideline.
- Marion Wofford, MD
- Debbie (King) Minor, PharmD,
- Elvira Q Johnson, MS, RD, CDE, LDN
- Marilyn Mokracek, RN
Expert Work Group
- Theresa L. Dildy, MS, RD, LD, CNSD, Chair
- Sujata L. Archer, PhD, RD, LD
- Brenda M. Davy, PhD, RD
- Debra A. Krummel, PhD, MS, RDBS, RD
- Sharon G. Madalis, MS, RD, LDN, CDE
- Janis F. Swain, MS, RD, LDN.
Lead Evidence Analyst
Erica K. Gradwell, MS, RD.
- Jamie M. Erskine, PhD, RD
- Sabrina Peterson, PhD, RD
- Annalynn Skipper, PhD, RD, FADA.
- Deborah Cummins, PhD
- Kari Kren, MPH, RD
- Esther F. Myers, PhD, RD.
The guideline will be available online.
Availability of Companion Documents
The Hypertension Toolkit will be released after the guideline publication. The Toolkit is a set companion documents which detail how the practitioner applies the Evidence-Based Nutrition Practice Guideline in practice. The Toolkit will include forms such as documentation forms, outcomes monitoring sheets, client education resources, case studies and MNT protocols for implementing the Evidence-Based Nutrition Practice Guideline.
Patient education resources will be available within the Hypertension Toolkit.
National Library of Medicine Subject Headings
The main MeSH category is designated as Therapeutics.
The sub-categories under this heading include Nutrition Therapy and Diet Therapy.
Institutes of Medicine (IOM) National Healthcare Quality Report Categories
IOM Care need: Getting better.
IOM Domain: Effectiveness, Patient centeredness.
The American Dietetic Association encourages the free exchange of evidence in nutrition practice guidelines and promotes the adaptation of the guidelines for local conditions. However, please note that guidelines are subject to copyright provisions. To replicate or reproduce this guideline, in part or in full, please obtain agreement from the American Dietetic Association. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for copyright permission.
When modifying the guidelines for local circumstances, significant departures from these comprehensive guidelines should be fully documented and the reasons for the differences explicitly detailed.
©2007 American Dietetic Association