Importance of hypertension in CVD prevention
Clinical updates in management of cardiovascular risk (3/4)
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
This educational video is part of a series of 4 videos with the theme: Clinical Updates in Management of Cardiovascular Risk.
Educational objectives are:
- To review the epidemiology and current guidelines on the diagnosis, management, and treatment of patients at increased CV risk
- To understand the medical need for intensive risk interventions in patients at high CV risk, including diabetes
- To discuss new concepts in cardiovascular risk management including earlier and more intensive intervention and integrate scientific evidence from key clinical trials into practice
- To explore the role of new risk calculation models for cardiovascular risk estimation and communication
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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