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  • Introduction and Proposition #1
    Dr. George Dresser and Dr. Ernesto Schiffrin
  • Proposition #2
    Dr. Sheldon Tobe and Dr. Ally Prebtani
  • Proposition #3
    Dr. Stella Daskalopoulou and Dr. Luc Trudeau
  • Proposition #4
    Dr. George Dresser and Dr. Sheldon Tobe
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Presenters
Host:

Philip McFarlane, MD, FRCPC
Clinical Investigator, Division of Nephrology
Medical Director, Home Dialysis
Chief Nephrologist, Live Kidney Donor Program
St. Michael’s Hospital
Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
Debaters:

Dr. Stella Daskalopoulou
Dr. George Dresser
Dr. Ally Prebtani
Dr. Ernesto Schiffrin
Dr. Sheldon Tobe
Dr. Luc Trudeau
Learning Objectives

After viewing this program, you will be able to:
  • Assess current hypertension management strategies in Canada and their impact in the clinical practice setting;
  • Cite current evidence for the use of antihypertensive combinations in the treatment of patients;
  • Evaluate improvements in adherence and achievement of target BP goals through the utilization of antihypertensive combination treatment; and
  • Debate the use of single-pill combinations as initial therapy in the management of hypertension.

As presented at Hypertension Canada’s 2016 Canadian Hypertension Congress.

This program was supported in part by an educational grant from Servier Canada Inc.

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