Hypertensive crises: Treat the patient, not the BP

Miller, Dana; Bohan, J. Stephen
February 1999
Patient Care;2/15/1999, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p129
Academic Journal
Focuses on the management of hypertension urgencies in primary care medicine. Hypertensive emergencies as situations that require immediate reduction of blood pressure because of acute or progressing target organ damage; Clinical features of accelerated-malignant hypertension; Guidelines for initial office evaluation of a hypertensive crisis. INSET: JNC VI discourages continued use of sublingual nifedipine..


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