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Shifting standards for hypertension

Taler, MD, FACP, a hypertension expert who is a professor of medicine and a physician at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. ... However, Dr. Taler, the Mayo Clinic hypertension expert, said doctors shouldn't wait that long.
March 2016


The International Society on Hypertension in Blacks released its first consensus statement on this topic in 2003. ... The consensus statement was published online Oct. 4 by Hypertension. The statement's recommendations include the following:.
October 2010

Pearls help diagnose, manage drug-resistant hypertension

cases. In a way, treating drug-resistant hypertension is easy. Double-check the diagnosis. ... White-coat hypertension confounds the diagnosis. Patients are rushed, and so are clinicians.
June 2014

Test yourself

A 43-year-old man is evaluated for drug-resistant hypertension. Hypertension was diagnosed 1 year ago and has been difficult to control despite maximum dosages of lisinopril, metoprolol, and nifedipine. ... In this setting, primary hyperaldosteronism is
February 2011

Digging into the causes and fixes of resistant hypertension

Only 3% or less are on chlorthalidone, the diuretic overwhelming preferred by experts in resistant hypertension. ... He's also studying central iliac arteriovenous anastomosis as a solution to resistant hypertension.
September 2016

Test yourself

Which of the following is the most appropriate step in the management of this patient's hypertension? ... For this pregnant patient with chronic hypertension, continuation of her current medication regimen is appropriate.
April 2015

Test yourself

and agitation secondary to malignant hypertension. ... A 67-year-old man is evaluated in the emergency department for confusion and agitation secondary to malignant hypertension.
December 2011

MKSAP Quiz: Cause of hypertension

In addition, a family history of hypertension is common in patients with essential hypertension. ... Coarctation of the aorta should be suspected in a young patient presenting with systemic hypertension.
October 2011


Researchers reviewed trials for adults with hypertension in which sitting and standing blood pressure was measured to identify orthostatic hypotension. ... This study suggests that neither screening nor medication adjustment is necessary before treating
September 2020

Group visits bring focus and control to hypertension A VA center reduced uncontrolled hypertension rates by implementing group visits. ... Naik said. The MEDVAMC approach involved group visits every two weeks for six weeks for patients with
March 2011

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