European Primary Care Cardiovascular Society

Identifying and treating patients with true hypertension

Feb. 24, 2016 - Prague - EPCCS 2015

Richard McManus (Oxford, UK) and Monika Hollander (Utrecht, The Netherlands) discuss which blood pressure measurement method is best to identify true hypertension in primary care and how this should be treated.

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  • What is the best way of diagnosing hypertension, excluding white coat hypertension? 0:01
  • Implementing ambulatory blood pressure management in clinical practice 1:27
  • The evidence on blood pressure lowering medication 5:16
  • The PATHWAY study: data on the use of spironolactone in resistent hypertension 6:57
  • New insights into targets for BP-lowering treatment 7:44