Association of Pharmacy
Technicians UK (APTUK)
The Professional Leadership Body for Pharmacy Technicians

Hypertension

11 results found for: hypertension

Blood pressure management

This module provides an overview of hypertension screening and management including drug treatments and self-help advice through lifestyle interventions

Clinical review: Antihypertensive medications

From ACE inhibitors to alpha blockers, here is detailed look at the different classes of antihypertensives

Clinical review: Antihypertensive medication

We take a detailed look at the drugs in the different classes of antihypertensives

Blood pressure screening and management

This CPD module provides an overview of hypertension, including the causes and risk factors, diagnosis and treatments.

The NMS and hypertension: the way forward for pharmacy?

A study into the management of hypertension through the NMS offers some pointers for pharmacist-led care

Warning Signs

While medical advances are making strokes less fatal, there are signs that patients are being affected at a younger age due to lifestyle factors.

New research highlights potential analgesic risks on health outcomes

Analgesics for neuropathic pain and opioids may increase the risk of obesity and hypertension, according to new research

Hypertension and health behaviours: Understanding pharmacy’s role

This module explores how pharmacy teams can help hypertension patients after the initial diagnosis of high blood pressure 

Antihypertensive non-adherence is commonplace

Two in five people do not adhere fully to their antihypertensive medication or even take it at all

Pressure point

Pharmacy teams can raise awareness of hypertension and encourage people to get screened during May Measurement Month.

PMS could increase hypertension risk

Premenstrual syndrome might increase the risk of hypertension according to a new analysis



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