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[Management of arterial hypertension : ESC/ESH guidelines 2018].

A new interesting article has been published in Herz. 2018 Sep 25. doi: 10.1007/s00059-018-4758-3. English Abstract and titled:

[Management of arterial hypertension : ESC/ESH guidelines 2018].

Authors of this article are:
Schunkert H.

A summary of the article is shown below:
The ESC/ESH guidelines 2018 for the treatment of arterial hypertension are designed for adults with hypertension, i. e. ≥18 years. The guidelines reflect new findings and assess them for the recommendations. The specific objectives of these guidelines were to develop pragmatic guidance on how to improve the detection and treatment of hypertension and to improve poor blood pressure control rates by promoting simple and effective treatment strategies. This overview also presents the differences to the last guidelines on hypertension from the year 2013.

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This article is a good source of information and a good way to become familiar with topics such as: Blood pressure treatment thresholds and targets;Drug therapy;Hypertension;Lifestyle interventions;Secondary hypertension.

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