TITLE

Hypertensive crises: Treat the patient, not the BP

AUTHOR(S)
Miller, Dana; Bohan, J. Stephen
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
Patient Care;2/15/1999, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p129
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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..
ACCESSION #
1594741

 

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