Hypertension for everyday clinical practice – what's new, what's relevant?

With the collaboration of the Practical Course on Hypertension (PCH)

Chairpersons: M.D. Lobo, R. Schmieder
Panellists: M. Kurdi, F. Sharif

Learning Objectives

  • To appreciate the needs for a standardised methodology of blood pressure measurements in daily clinical practice
  • To review recent evidence and discuss its potential impact on blood pressure targets
  • To discuss the potential role of a step-by-step approach to treat patients with uncontrolled hypertension and the limitations of pharmacotherapy

Presentations available when logged in:

  • Session objectives
  • Clinical case 1: a patient with hypertension
  • Blood pressure measurement: unattended vs. attended office, home or ambulatory, which one to use in clinical practice?
  • Which blood pressure to target and what we have learned from SPRINT and recent studies?
  • Clinical case 2: a patient with uncontrolled hypertension