Jun 8, 2017
This episode covers chapter 84 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.
All the little nuggets of medical goodness you wanted to know about
hypertension related emergencies.
- Define the three classes of hypertension
relevant to emergency medicine practice
10 possible etiologies for hypertension.
is the pathophysiology of target-organ damage?
does hypertensive encephalopathy occur?
6 hypertensive emergencies; their management goals; the optimal
agents for BP control and any relevant caveats
five intravenous antihypertensive medications and their mechanism
- Describe the ER management of poorly controlled
are the management targets / indications for treatment in the
- 57 yo
male with ICH and no signs of ↑ ICP.
- 39 yo
female with SAH in the ED.
- 22 yo
female with eclampsia.
- 66 yo
female with ACS.
- 57 yo
male with aortic dissection.
- 62 yo
female with ICH, ↓ GCS, shift on CT scan.