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Clinical Applications of Antihypertensive Drugs (Part 1)

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sir, what is the difference between hypertensive emergency and hypertensive urgency?... what are the treatment for those two conditions?...is there any stepped care for those two situations?....are the treatments same?

Dr. Zaafran covers the key factors of anti hypertensive medications, their mechanisms, and how they are utilized in the clinical setting. Pharmacological principles are discussed for different types of agents, including:

- Adrenergic agents

- Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACEI) inhibitors

- Angiotensin II receptor blockers

- Calcium channel blockers

- Diuretics

- Vasodilators

 

In this video we will learn about:
1.Different classes of antihypertensive drugs.

2.Adrenergic antihypertensive agents, their mechanism of action and therapeutic uses.

3.Side effects of adrenergic agents.

4.RAAS andi its role in blood pressure modulation.

5.Mechanism of action of ACE inhibitors and indications of therapeutic use.

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Ahmed Zaafran, MD

Ahmed Zaafran, M.D, is a practicing anesthesiologist at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. He is also an adjunct clinical assistant professor of anesthesiology at Stanford University School of Medicine.


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