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Diagnosing and managing hypertension in primary care

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Diagnosing and managing hypertension in primary care

10 Oct 2019
GP Clinical Theatre 1
Masterclass: Cardiovascular Disease

CVD has been highlighted as a national priority in the NHS Long Term Plan.The detection and appropriate management of hypertension is central to the CVD prevention strategy highlighted in the NHS Long term Plan This presentation will focus on the practical aspects of diagnosing and managing hypertension in primary care using the most recent national and international guidance.

  • 1.To be confident in making a diagnosis of hypertension
  • 2.To be familiar with current recommendations regarding the therapeutic /non therapeutic management of hypertension.
  • 3.To understand the role of ambulatory/home BP monitoring in the diagnosis and management of hypertension.
Ahmet Fuat, Honorary Professor of Primary Care Cardiology - School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health, Durham University
Jim Moore, President Elect - Primary Care Cardiovascular Society