European Primary Care Cardiovascular Society

Recent updates to the international Hypertension Guidelines - where do they vary and what should we agree in primary care?

EPCCS Annual CV Summit

5' education - Mar. 21, 2019 - Lisbon, Portugal - Richard McManus & Richard Hobbs

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Educational information

This video was recorded during the two-day EPCCS CV Summit and aims to give an impression of the presentation given by prof. McManus..

Faculty

Prof. Richard McManus - Professor of Primary Care at the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, at Oxford University, General Practitioner and Dean of Welfare and Fellow, Green Templeton College. His research interests lie mainly in the prevention of cardiovascular disease with particular emphasis on blood pressure measurement and the management of hypertension in primary care.

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

Disclosures

This recording was independently developed under auspices of EPCCS. The views expressed in this recording are those of the individual presenters and do not necessarily reflect the views of EPCCS. No funding was obtained for the recording of this video.

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