Hypertensive emergency is a fairly common cause of ICU admission. Surprisingly little high-quality data is available to guide our management of these patients (e.g. optimal Bp target? ideal rate of reduction? need for arterial line?). This chapter describes a reasonable strategy to these patients, focusing on the pharmacokinetics of various antihypertensives.
The IBCC chapter is located here.
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