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Treatment-Resistant Hypertension among Older Adults
This course employs a case-based approach to identify characteristics of individuals with TRHTN, define the magnitude of the problem, and explore the causes of uncontrolled hypertension.

Clinical Reviews

James M. Wright MD, PhD, CRCP(C)
Choosing the optimal first-line drug for patients with hypertension must address a hierarchy of treatment goals...
Norm R.C. Campbell et al.
It is as important to treat hypertension in older adults as it is in younger people.
Wilbert S. Aronow
Low bone mineral density (BMD) is associated with obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD); this article reviews several recent studies that have demonstrated the association.
Wilbert S. Aronow
Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled studies and observational studies have documented that statins reduce mortality and major cardiovascular events in high-risk persons with hypercholesterolemia.
Fatemeh Akbarian et al.
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is by the far the most common cardiac rhythm disturbance encountered in clinical practice.
M. Faisal Jhandir et al.
The World Health Organization has named hypertension the leading risk for death globally in adults.
Janis J. Daly
For those with persistent gait and upper limb deficits after stroke, it is difficult to obtain recovery of motor control and functional capability in response to standard care methods.
Kenneth M. Madden
Orthostatic hypotension (OH), while not itself a disease, is an important physical finding in the setting of unexplained syncope or falls.
Barry J. Goldlist MD, FRCPC, FACP, AGSF
I had to acknowledge a few truths: cardiology is more popular than geriatrics, older patients have a high burden of CVS disease and need cardiologists, and most cardiologists see large numbers of older adults.
Glen J. Pearson et al.
Dual antiplatelet therapy (DAT) with acetylsalicylic acid and a thienopyridine agent (clopidogrel) as secondary prevention for patients with atherosclerotic coronary artery disease has been proven effective in those with unstable angina or acute coronary syndromes and following a percutaneous coronary intervention.
Kenneth R. Melvin et al.
The increasing average age of natural survival and effective therapies for many previously fatal illnesses have increased the older adult population.
Nanette K. Wenger et al.
Chronic angina is a common problem among older adults. The burden of coronary heart disease in patients over age 75 is high.