The Authors Reply, "as-needed intravenous antihypertensive therapy and blood pressure control".

@article{Flack2016TheAR,
  title={The Authors Reply, "as-needed intravenous antihypertensive therapy and blood pressure control".},
  author={John M. Flack and Lynette R. Moser and Melissa A Lipari and Elizabeth A Petrovitch and Margo Farber},
  journal={Journal of hospital medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={
          193-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Hospitalized patients with elevated blood pressure (BP) in most cases should be treated with intensification of oral regimens, but are often given intravenous (IV) antihypertensives. OBJECTIVE To determine frequency of prescribing and administering episodic IV antihypertensives and outcomes. DESIGN Retrospective review. SETTING Urban academic hospital. PATIENTS Non-critically ill, hospitalized patients with an IV antihypertensive order for enalaprilat, labetalol, hydralazine… CONTINUE READING