Skill Checkup: A 70-Year-Old Man With Loss of Smell, Dry Cough, and Headache

Enrico Brunetti, MD


November 07, 2022

While this patient is symptomatic, antihypertensive medication should be continued, per sick day rules. In fact, continuation with an appropriate antihypertensive (and lipid-lowering regimen) is extremely important in this setting. The continuation of treatment for patients taking ACE inhibitors and angiotensin 2 receptor blockers is strongly recommended by the European Society of Cardiology.


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