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Key questions on blood pressure management (1.5 CPD hours)

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Clinical pharmacologist Professor Mark Caulfield answers GP Dr Sabby Kant's questions on investigating and treating hypertension.

Learning objectives

To provide an update for GPs on treating and monitoring high blood pressure including:

  • Investigating underlying causes of hypertension
  • Non-pharmacological interventions
  • Effectiveness of drug combinations
  • Managing resistant hypertension
  • Home monitoring
  • Future management options

This module was first published on 6 May 2010 and was up to date with all key guidelines and evidence at that point. It will be reviewed as part of our routine update cycle by 6 May 2012 but will be updated sooner to reflect any key guideline changes





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