Hypertension - Matt Dawes

Date Published: 
Monday, February 29, 2016

Doctor Mathew Dawes talks about hypertension. Matt is an InternalMedicine Specialist and Clinical Pharmacologist at Auckland City Hospital. He has a background in cardiovascular physiology and hypertension research. He is a senior lecturer at the University of Auckland.


  • Examination
  • Important questions
  • Cut off points, targets and numbers
  • Patient friendly explanations
  • Causes
  • Treatment (lifestyle and pharmacological)
  • Five-year cardiovascular risk assessment
  • Guidelines and Long-term management
  • Scenario: hypertension with diabetes
  • Scenario: hypertension with renal failure
  • Scenario: female hypertension and pregnancy
  • Scenario: hypertension in a frail elderly patient
  • Take home messages.


Matt Dawes
Internal medicine specialist and clinical pharmacologist

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