Science in Perspective – Hypertension

Among the important revisions in the 2013 ESC/ESH guidelines on arterial hypertension is the simplification of blood pressure targets Whereas before there was different target, 140 over 90 and also a target of 130 over 80 particularly in high-risk patients, now we have considered that there was not enough evidence for the lower target in…

“Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn: Pathophysiology” by Andrea Moscatelli

“Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn– Pathophysiology,” by Dr. Andrea Moscatelli. Hello. My name is Andrea Moscatelli, and I’m Director of the Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Gaslini Children’s Hospital. In this video, we will address the pathophysiology and the treatment of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn, or PPHN. We’ll start with…

Hypertension: Diagnosis – Family Medicine | Lecturio

All right. Now, we’re going to discuss hypertension, which is one of the most common diagnosis in my practice. And unfortunately, across the United States, hypertension is getting more common as our population ages and also gets heavier. So, it’s really important to understand hypertension, its diagnosis and management. And that’s exactly what we’re about…

Managing High Blood Pressure

[MUSIC PLAYING] NARRATOR: Nearly half the adults in America have high blood pressure. But because it develops slowly over time, many don’t even know they have the condition. The only way to know your blood pressure for sure is by testing it with the American Heart Association’s guidelines. There are two numbers in a blood…