Hypertensive urgency

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A BIG HEADACHE: HYPERTENSIVE URGENCY AND LARGE VESSEL VASCULITIS IN AN ADOLESCENT

Case Presentation: A previously healthy sixteen-year old Japanese-American female presented to her primary care provider following one week of frontal headache, dizziness, and a feeling of “floating while walking.” Exam revealed upper extremity blood pressure [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:28:05+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019, Pediatric|Comments Off on A BIG HEADACHE: HYPERTENSIVE URGENCY AND LARGE VESSEL VASCULITIS IN AN ADOLESCENT

A NOVEL ALGORITHM FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF INPATIENT ASYMPTOMATIC HYPERTENSION

Background: There is no consensus on the management of asymptomatic inpatient hypertension. This is alarming as the prevalence of inpatient hypertension may be as high as 72%. Hypertension treatment guidelines focus on chronic hypertension in [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:52:27+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Patient Safety|Comments Off on A NOVEL ALGORITHM FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF INPATIENT ASYMPTOMATIC HYPERTENSION