Hypertensive Emergencies

A hypertensive emergency is a serious hypertension with signs of end-organ damage (primarily the brain, the cardiovascular system and the kidneys). The diagnosis is made by measuring blood pressure, EKG, urinalysis, and Serumharnstoff- -kreatininbestimmungen. The treatment is the immediate blood pressure reduction with i.v. Drugs (eg. B. clevidipine, fenoldopam, nitroglycerin, nitroprusside, nicardipine, labetalol, esmolol, hydralazine). A hypertensive emergency is a serious hypertension with signs of end-organ damage (primarily the brain,…

September 3, 2018
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