Acute stroke: lower blood pressure looks better and better.

Not much progress has occurred in guidelines to treat blood pressure (BP) during acute stroke since Sir George Pickering wrote in 1968 about cerebral hemorrhage: “Probably diastolic pressures over 110 are worth reducing to 90 mm Hg. This is a guess, and theoretical arguments could be urged against, or for, different figures,” and about ischemic stroke… CONTINUE READING