The treatment of arterial hypertension at the present stage of medical practice


  • V.K. Tashchuk Bukovynian State Medical University, Chernivtsi, Ukraine
  • H.I. Khrebtii Bukovynian State Medical University, Chernivtsi, Ukraine



arterial hypertension, risk factors, step-by-step therapy, review


The purpose of the work is to objectify the results of the published clinical studies on the impact of treatment on the course of hypertension. Results. Optimizing the prevention and treatment of hypertension requires a paradigm shift to step-by-step care and the use of effective blood pressure control strategies. Conclusions. The modern effective treatment of hypertension should be based on the correction of risk factors, lifestyle modifications, the use of drugs based on the evidence of their impact on the prevention of morbidity/mortality; selection of the mode of therapy which provides round-the-clock control of BP. The step-by-step concept of treating hypertension is a priority strategy for managing patients with a high blood pressure. The treatment should be affordable and/or cost-effective, have a high safety profile, the fixed combinations of antihypertensive drugs should be preferred.


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Tashchuk, V., & Khrebtii, H. (2022). The treatment of arterial hypertension at the present stage of medical practice. HYPERTENSION, 15(1), 8–15.