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Topic: Hypertension - Primary Care

Tuesday, 13 July 2021
Beverley Bostock takes us through the ABC of cardiovascular disease and what primary care need to know, covering the ABC of CVD – the ambition, AF diagnosis and DOACs, BP diagnosis and management, when and how to treat cholesterol and why heart failure is firmly back on the agenda.
Category: Webinars
Wednesday, 21 February 2018
The first Health Survey England (HSE) in 1994 revealed a ‘rule of halves’ since only half of people with hypertension were diagnosed, of which half were treated and of those, only half were controlled. Have matters improved over the more than 20 years since the first HSE survey?
Category: Editorial
Wednesday, 04 July 2018
‘Virtual’ follow-up visits for patients with hypertension appeared to be just as effective as clinic visits in helping maintain blood pressure control. A US study found no significant difference in outcomes, including the need for specialist referrals or hospitalization, between patients checking in with their primary care physicians via a secure website to report aspects of their hypertension care and those who did so in the practice.
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