Guidelines1999 World Health Organization-International Society of Hypertension Guidelines for the Management of HypertensionGuidelines SubcommitteeAuthor Information 1The present Guidelines were prepared by the Guidelines Subcommittee of the World Health Organization–International Society of Hypertension (WHO–ISH) Mild Hypertension Liaison Committee, the members of which are listed under Acknowledgements. These guidelines represent the fourth revision of the WHO–ISH Guidelines and were finalized after presentation and discussion at the 7th WHO–ISH Meeting on Hypertension, Fukuoka, Japan, 29 September to 1 October, 1998. Previous versions of the Guidelines were published in Bull WHO 1993; 71:503–517 and J Hypertens 1993; 11:905–918. Correspondence and requests for reprints to Professor John Chalmers, Chairman of Research, Northern Sydney Health, Level 4, Vindin House, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, NSW 2065, Australia. Tel: +61 2 9926 6178; fax: +61 2 9926 6179; e-mail: email@example.com Received 16 November 1998 Journal of Hypertension: February 1999 - Volume 17 - Issue 2 - p 151-183 Buy © 1999 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.