Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Geriatrics

Hypertension Management Controversies in the Elderly Patient

Juan Bowen, MD

Approaches for identifying the elderly patient who may benefit from hypertension treatment, discussion of current evidence and how to apply this when managing hypertension in the elderly.

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  • 2:34

    Physiology of Hypertension

  • 4:23

    Central Problem with Elderly Hypertension

  • 6:17

    Definition of Hypertension and Target Organ Damage

  • 10:37

    Stages of Hypertension

  • 12:39

    Hypertension Basic Work-Up

  • 18:59

    Secondary Hypertension

  • 20:40

    Is Treatment Effective?

  • 23:00

    Lifestyle Modifications

  • 25:04

    The Elderly in Large Clinical Trials: SHEP, HYVET, SPRINT

  • 30:40

    Potential Harms

  • 32:16

    When Should You Start Medications?

  • 34:08

    Drug Titration Strategies

  • 35:27

    Summary