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Clinical casebook: hypertension

Module summary
Consultant cardiologist Dr Angus Nightingale and clinical research fellow Dr Thomas Hinton on blood pressure monitoring, contraindications to general anaesthesia and what blood pressure targets GPs should be aiming for.
Learning objectives

This module brings you the latest in managing hypertension, including:

  • When to use ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
  • Which blood pressure is acceptable for a patient undergoing general anaesthesia
  • Which investigations NICE recommends for identifying target organ damage
  • Which targets to aim for when getting blood pressure under control 

Author

Dr Angus Nightingale is a consultant cardiologist, and Dr Thomas Hinton is a clinical research fellow in hypertension, both at the Bristol Heart Institute 

Date module published
19/04/2017
Module due for review
19/04/2019
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1 CPD hour
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
2 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Brilliant
Ukong Chong
17.08.2017.
excellent.
Nurun Rahman
28.07.2017.
good
Elaine Cook
26.07.2017.
Good
David Metson
17.07.2017.
Good , Useful
Suchet Singh
06.07.2017.