Could We Make Better Use of Raised Blood Pressure Readings in the Emergency Department?

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Abstract

An interesting article in this issue of the journal from Oras et al1 from Sweden confirms that a raised blood pressure (BP) recorded in the Emergency Department (ED) is associated with incident atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), myocardial infarction (MI), and stroke and presents a novel opportunity for reducing the large proportion of patients with hypertension who are unaware of this condition or remain untreated...
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)38-39
Number of pages2
JournalHypertension (Dallas, Tex. : 1979)
Volume75
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2020
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • elevated blood pressure
  • hypertension
  • emergency department

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