Hypertension continues to be the major risk factor for cardiovascular death in every region of the world. Even more striking, in 2010 high blood pressure emerged as the leading single risk factor for the overall global burden of disease, surpassing diseases like diarrheal illness and pneumonia. Systolic blood pressure exceeding 140 mm Hg was estimated to be responsible for 14% of total deaths in 2015.
This is a CPD Presentation by KZN Inland Branch which was presented by Mr Andy Gray in their recent AGM. Download the presentation attached for further information.