Title

Approach to HTN in the Older Adult

Document Type

Presentation

Presentation Date

2-21-2019

Comments

Presentation: 46:12

Abstract

Objectives

By the end of the lecture you should

  • Recall the epidemiology of hypertension in the US
  • Recognize the normal physiologic changes which occur with aging that impact blood pressure
  • Appreciate the approach to evaluating elevated blood pressures in an older adult in the outpatient setting
  • Identify the landmark trials which have contributed to current guidelines
  • Develop an evidence-based (?) framework for managing HTN in the older adult in the outpatient setting

Language

English

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