Hypertension and Antihypertensives

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Hypertension is a major risk factor for both cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease, which are among the leading causes of death in Australia. In this lecture, associate professor Louis Roller provides an overview of hypertension and its associated risks, including an in-depth look at various antihypertensive medicines.


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Dr Louis Roller has been an academic at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Monash University for over 55 years. He served on the Pharmacy Board of Victoria for 22 years and is the author of hundreds of scientific and professional articles. Louis was made a life member of the Australasian Pharmaceutical Sciences Association in 2012 and was awarded the life-long achievement award from the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia in 2014. He is a prolific provider of education for Ausmed and for the University of the Third Age. He was awarded an AM in 2023.
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First Published09 November 2022
Updated09 November 2022
09 November 2024
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