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[Treatment and care of patients with hypertension based on the new professional guidelines]

KISS István

APRIL 20, 2016

Lege Artis Medicinae - 2016;26(04)

[The 10th professional guideline for treating patients with hypertension written by the Hungarian Society of Hypertension has been released now after thirty years of the first treatment proposition. This summary presents the changing which came to being since then in the risk assessment, the activity in diagnostics and the therapeutic principles, also explaining their significance. Highlighted between the topics are the therapy based on risk assessment, the changing of the target blood pressure, the alteration of therapeutic principles and the combination therapy coming to the front. The birth of new therapeutic frames and their manual interpretation are also important subjects touched upon. The professional guideline’s necessity, value and applicability to practice are also considered and evaluated.]

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