Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Importance of hypertension in CVD prevention

Clinical updates in management of cardiovascular risk (3/4)

10' education - June 12, 2018 - Prof. Richard Hobbs, MD - University of Oxford, UK - Online CME

Hypertension is one of the most established and major risk factors for CVD. Prof Hobbs gives an overview on the impact of hypertension on CV outcomes, how the diagnosis is made, on the benefits of therapy, and what the BP targets are.

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  • Global importance of hypertension management 00:27
  • Impact of high BP on CVD outcomes 01:53
  • Diagnosis of hypertension 04:06
  • Benefits treating hypertension  07:15
  • Suggested BP targets for risk management  09:50

Educational information

This educational video is part of a series of 4 videos with the theme: Clinical Updates in Management of Cardiovascular Risk.

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Prof. Richard Hobbs is Professor and Head of the Department of Primary Health Care- Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Science - University of Oxford, Oxford, UK


This recording was developed under auspices of PACE-CME. Views expressed in the recording are those of the presenter and do not necessarily reflect the views of PACE-CME.


Funding for this educational program was provided by an unrestricted educational grant from Pfizer


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