Topic: Hypertension Management in the Older Adult

Topic: Hypertension Management in the Older Adult

Hypertension is a common condition in older adults. Older adults benefit from the treatment of their hypertension, but special considerations need to be given before initiating pharmacological therapy due to the risk of increased complications. Discuss two strategies that you will use when initiating antihypertensive therapy in the older adult (you may consider things such as goal BP, class of medications, laboratory monitoring of therapy, monitoring for side effects, etc.)

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Introduction
Antihypertensive treatment has been seemed to diminish dreariness and brevity in more settled sick people with lifted systolic or diastolic blood weights. This favorable position appears to proceed in patients more prepared than 80 years, yet shy of what 33% of more settled patients have adequate circulatory strain control. There are few strategies that one can use when initiating antihypertensive therapy in the older adult.

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