HYPERTENSION MANAGEMENT IN ACUTE NEUROVASCULAR EMERGENCIES

For patients with acute ischemic stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, and subarachnoid hemorrhage, appropriate treatment is based on understanding the complex pathophysiology of these disease processes as well as the characteristics of the drugs used to treat hypertension in these individuals. In this clinical update newsletter, Dr. Arthur Pancioli expands the knowledge base of emergency physicians and all clinicians treating these critically-ill patients will improve outcome.