Hypertension and Stroke
1. Identify at-risk populations/individuals for hypertension, and develop treatment plans to improve outcomes in patients who suffer a stroke.
2. Update understanding of traditional and new options for stroke prophylaxis.
3. Counsel patients on how to make healthy behavior changes to reduce their risk for developing hypertension or pre-hypertension.
4. Prepare treatment regimens for patients who have poorly controlled, difficult-to-control or resistant hypertension.
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Eddie Needham, MD, FAAFP, Program Director, Florida Hospital Family Medicine Residency, Associate Professor, University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Clinical Associate Professor, Florida State University College of Medicine, Center for Family Medicine, Winter Park, Florida
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