The efficacy and safety of intravenous hydralazine for the treatment of hypertension in the hospitalized child

@article{Ostrye2014TheEA,
  title={The efficacy and safety of intravenous hydralazine for the treatment of hypertension in the hospitalized child},
  author={Julie Ostrye and Susan M. Hailpern and Jenna M Jones and Brent Egan and Katherine Chessman and Ibrahim F. Shatat},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
  year={2014},
  volume={29},
  pages={1403-1409}
}
Intravenous (IV) hydralazine is frequently used for the treatment of elevated blood pressure (BP) in hospitalized children. Its safety and efficacy have not been examined. This is a retrospective chart review of IV hydralazine use in hospitalized children (birth to 17 years) over a 3-year period. Demographic data and data on adverse effects (AE), BP, and heart rate (HR) prior to and after each first dose were collected. The patient cohort comprised 110 children admitted to the hospital during… CONTINUE READING
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