The rational use of diuretics in the treatment of arterial hypertension.

@article{Mroczek1976TheRU,
  title={The rational use of diuretics in the treatment of arterial hypertension.},
  author={William J. Mroczek},
  journal={Angiology},
  year={1976},
  volume={27 6},
  pages={
          358-69
        }
}
The development of modern pharmacologic diuretic agents has revolutionized the therapy of arterial hypertension. The diuretics currently available are easily administered orally, are effective in the presence of alkalosis or acidosis, are non-toxic and have a low incidence of side effects which are readily circumvented or treated. Loop diuretics such as furosemide have the capacity to be effective in patients with diminished renal function or clinical situations that have a powerful stimulus to… 

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