Frequency of serious outcomes in patients with hypertension as a chief complaint in the emergency department.

@article{Frei2013FrequencyOS,
  title={Frequency of serious outcomes in patients with hypertension as a chief complaint in the emergency department.},
  author={Steven P Frei and David B Burmeister and Jesse F Coil},
  journal={The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association},
  year={2013},
  volume={113 9},
  pages={664-8}
}
CONTEXT Hypertension is a common incidental finding in the emergency department (ED). However, the authors noticed a segment of patients who present to the ED specifically because their blood pressure is found to be elevated outside of the hospital. Emergency medicine physicians are often unsure of the level of intervention that is required for these… CONTINUE READING