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Management of hypertension


Bereznicki, L, Management of hypertension, Australian Pharmacist, 29, (10) pp. 872-878. ISSN 0728-4632 (2010) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]

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Cardiovascular disease (CVD) was responsible for 35% of deaths in Australia in 2005 and prevention is a national health priority.' Hypertension is a major risk factor in the development of CVD and poses a significant public health problem. The risk of developing hypertension over a lifetime exceeds 90%, and data suggests that untreated hypertension shortens life expectancy by approximately five years.

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Item Type:Professional, Non Refereed Article
Keywords:hypertension,cardiovascular disease, management, lifestyle modification, medications
Research Division:Biomedical and Clinical Sciences
Research Group:Pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences
Research Field:Pharmaceutical sciences
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Clinical health
Objective Field:Clinical health not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Bereznicki, L (Professor Luke Bereznicki)
ID Code:65353
Year Published:2010
Deposited By:Pharmacy
Deposited On:2010-11-08
Last Modified:2013-03-06

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