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Hypertension in Older Adults

Thuan Ong, MD, MPH

Associate Professor
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

University of Washington

Learning Objectives

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

  • Define the goals of antihypertensive therapy.
  • Discuss evidence for current blood pressure targets.
  • Outline a practical approach to managing hypertension in older adults.

[From the Winter 2018 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]