Simple hypertension. Beta blockers now 4th line

Date Published: 
Sunday, January 24, 2016

Doctor Mathew Dawes talks about simple hypertension and the role of beta-blockers. Matt is an internal medicine 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.


  • Beta blockers now 4th line for hypertension
  • The range of antihypertensives available
  • First line medications for Hypertension
  • The broader range of beta blockers
  • Once or twice daily compliance
  • Examples with or without comorbidities
  • Future developments


Matt Dawes
Internal medicine specialist and clinical pharmacologist

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