Hypertensive Emergencies

In this episode, Sam Ashoo, MD, and TR Eckler, MD, discuss the June 2023 Emergency Medicine Practice article, Hypertensive Emergencies: Guidelines and Best Practice Recommendations

  • Epidemiology
  • Etiology
  • Differential diagnosis
  • Prehospital care
  • History and physical 
  • Diagnostics
  • Treatment
    • Acute decompensated heart failure
    • Acute ischemic stroke
    • Acute coronary syndrome
    • Intracerebral hemorrhage
    • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
    • Aortic dissection
    • Hypertensive encephalopathy
    • Severe pre-eclampsia and eclampsia
  • Controversies
    • Arterial line placement
    • Beta blockers and cocaine
  • Risk management caveats
  • Summary

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