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Hypertension often undertreated after hospitalization for stroke

Patients who were hospitalized for an ischemic stroke often had a systolic blood pressure (SBP) above 160 mm Hg at discharge and at subsequent outpatient visits, a recent study found.
13 Jan 2015

Sustained change a challenge for health

Health-linked incentives have become increasingly common, particularly by employers. But researchers are still trying to sort out what type and design of incentives are most effective and whether they hold significant potential to achieve both short- and long-term behavioral changes.
1 May 2016

MKSAP Quiz: drug-resistant hypertension

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15 Feb 2011

Hypertension may be underdiagnosed in rheumatoid arthritis patients

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis are nearly 30% less likely to be diagnosed with hypertension than those without the disease, a study found.
6 May 2014

New drugs approved for hypertension, lupus and COPD

Recalls, warnings, and approvals.
1 May 2011

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up for stable chronic kidney disease

A 57-year-old man is evaluated during follow-up for stable chronic kidney disease diagnosed 1 year ago. He also has type 2 diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia, and peripheral artery disease. On physical examination, blood pressure is 128/74 mm Hg, pulse rate is 65/min, and respiration rate is 18/min. Bilateral carotid and lower abdominal quadrant bruits are heard. Peripheral extremity pulses are diminished. The remainder of the examination is normal. After laboratory studies, what is the appropriate management?
9 Nov 2021

MKSAP Quiz: Confusion and agitation secondary to malignant hypertension

This week's quiz asks readers to evaluate a 67-year-old man who presents to the emergency department for confusion and agitation secondary to malignant hypertension.
20 Dec 2011

Lifetime risks of hypertension quantified by large U.K. database

Blood pressure affects cardiovascular risk differently across different diseases and age ranges, according to a large, new study.
10 Jun 2014

New guideline released on pharmacologic therapy for pulmonary arterial hypertension in adults

A new guideline was released last week on pharmacologic therapy for pulmonary arterial hypertension in adults.
24 Jun 2014

MKSAP Quiz: 2-year history of nonischemic cardiomyopathy with hypertension

A 55-year-old man is evaluated during a routine examination. He has a 2-year history of nonischemic cardiomyopathy. (Echocardiogram 2 years ago demonstrated a left ventricular ejection fraction of 35%.) He is feeling well and reports no shortness of breath; he walks 2 miles daily without symptoms. Medical history is remarkable for hypertension. Medications are lisinopril, carvedilol, and chlorthalidone. Following a physical exam, lab results, and an electrocardiogram, which calcium-channel blockers should be added to this patient's medical regimen?
4 Nov 2014

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