Severely increased blood pressure in the emergency department.

  title={Severely increased blood pressure in the emergency department.},
  author={Philip Shayne and Stephen R. Pitts},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  volume={41 4},
Patients with severely increased blood pressure often present to the emergency department. Emergency physicians evaluate and treat hypertension in various contexts, ranging from the compliant patient with well-controlled blood pressure to the asymptomatic patient with increased blood pressure to the critically ill patient with increased blood pressure and acute target-organ deterioration. Despite extensive study and national guidelines for the assessment and treatment of chronically increased… 

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