Hypertensive crisis.

@article{Rodriguez2010HypertensiveC,
  title={Hypertensive crisis.},
  author={Maria Alexandra Rodriguez and Sanat K. Kumar and M De Caro},
  journal={Cardiology in review},
  year={2010},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={
          102-7
        }
}
Hypertension is a common chronic medical condition affecting over 65 million Americans. Uncontrolled hypertension can progress to a hypertensive crisis defined as a systolic blood pressure >180 mm Hg or a diastolic blood pressure >120 mm Hg. Hypertensive crisis can be further classified as a hypertensive urgency or hypertensive emergency depending on end-organ involvement including cardiac, renal, and neurologic injury. The prompt recognition of a hypertensive emergency with the appropriate… CONTINUE READING
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