21_Hypertension Treatment.pdf - Tania Ahuja Pharm.D AACC...

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Tania Ahuja, Pharm.D., AACC, BCPS, CACP [email protected] Clinical Pharmacy Manager Clinical Pharmacotherapy Specialist: Internal Medicine & Anticoagulation NYU Langone Health
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1. Discuss the pathophysiology of hypertension 2. Describe the severity and types of hypertension 3. Explain treatment goals for hypertension 4. Review the medications for the treatment of hypertension 5. Devise appropriate recommendations and monitoring plans for patients presenting to the dental clinic with hypertension
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Pressure exerted by circulating blood against artery walls during cardiac cycle Systolic blood pressure (SBP) Cardiac contraction Diastolic blood pressure (DBP) Cardiac filling Mean arterial pressure Average pressure through cardiac cycle of contraction 1/3 (SBP) + 2/3 (DBP) DiPiro JT et al. Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach 9th Ed. 2014
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