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Hypertension - Key questions (1.5 CPD hours)

Professor Peter Sever answers questions from GP Dr Sara Ritchie on 24-hour monitoring, hypertensive nephropathy, self-monitoring and which fourth-line antihypertensive to use.


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This module is an update on the primary care diagnosis and management of hypertension including:

  • The use and cost-effectiveness of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
  • Home blood pressure monitoring as an alternative to ABPM
  • The definitions of stage I and stage II hypertension
  • BP targets in hypertensive nephropathy
  • Investigating underlying causes of hypertension
  • Choosing a fourth-line agent

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