Hypertension Update - Primary Care Reports - Jan 01, 2009

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for primary care and family practice physicians.

Accreditation:

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Credit Designation:

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Faculty

Editor-in-Chief
Gregory R. Wise, MD, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine
Wright State University
Dayton, OH;
Vice President, Medical Affairs
Kettering Medical Center
Kettering, OH

Peer Reviewer
Norman Kaplan, MD
Professor of Internal Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Dallas, TX

Author
Sula Mazimba, MD
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine
Dayton, OH

Subjects:

  • Hypertension Update

Objectives:

  • Summarize the most recent significant primary care medicine-related studies
  • Discuss up-to-date information on all aspects of primary care, including new drugs, techniques, equipment, trials, studies, books, teaching aids, and other information pertinent to primary care
  • Evaluate the credibility of published data and recommendations
  • Describe the pros and cons of new testing procedures

Financial Disclosure:

To reveal any potential bias in this publication, we disclose that Gregory R. Wise, MD, FACP, Editor-in-Chief, serves on the speaker’s bureau and has received research support from The Medicine Company. Norman Kaplan, MD (peer reviewer) serves on the speaker’s bureau for Boehringer-Ingelheim. Sula Mazimba, MD (author) reports no consultant, stockholder, speaker’s bureau, research, or other financial relationships with companies having ties to this field of study.

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