FP Essentials™

Hypertension Update

Edition #469 | June 2018

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  • State the recommended frequencies for hypertension screening in adults.
  • List recommended methods to confirm the diagnosis of hypertension before starting antihypertensive therapy.
  • Describe the differences among the major hypertension management guidelines.
  • Distinguish between hypertensive emergency and asymptomatic severe hypertension.
  • Summarize management of asymptomatic severe hypertension in the outpatient setting.
  • List the common etiologies of resistant hypertension.
  • List the common secondary etiologies of hypertension.
  • Describe the risks and benefits of various blood pressure goals when selecting treatment options for older adults with hypertension.
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