Fast Five Quiz: Are You Prepared for a Hypertensive Emergency?

Ali A. Sovari, MD


July 02, 2014

Overzealous reduction of blood pressure can result in organ hypoperfusion, and target organ damage can be missed without a thorough evaluation. In addition, all patients should be carefully assessed for secondary causes of hypertension, and upon discharge, patients should have close follow-up care.

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