Hypertension

Thuan Ong, MD

Assistant Professor
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
School of Medicine
University of Washington

Learning Objectives

 

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Define goals of antihypertensive therapy.
  • Recall evidence for current BP targets in older adults.
  • Recognize points for aggressive and lenient blood pressure control in older adults.

[From the Winter 2013 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]