Trends in acute emergency room hypertension related deaths: an autopsy study.

  title={Trends in acute emergency room hypertension related deaths: an autopsy study.},
  author={Amam Mbakwem and David Adewale Oke and Janet Ngozi Ajuluchukwu and F. B. Abdulkareem and O. K. Ale and K Odunlami},
  journal={Nigerian journal of clinical practice},
  volume={12 1},
INTRODUCTION Hypertension is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. Paradigm shift and novel drugs that go beyond blood pressure control have debuted in the last decade globally and in Nigeria. The study therefore proposed to investigate the effect of the above if any on hypertension related acute deaths in patients admitted to the emergency room of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital. METHOD Autopsy reports for bodies deposited from the medical emergency room (ER) were… 

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