Management of Hypertension in the Elderly by Modern Methods


An increasing public health concern is the hypertensi-on in the elderly (above the age of 65 years)[1], which is under-recognized as a major contributor to premature disability and institutionalization[2]. Numerical increase in older people and consequently the consumption of drugs, associated with morpho-functional changes of the old body, bring the elderly in relationship with drugs in different position than young adults. […]