THE EMCREG-INTERNATIONAL HYPERTENSION CONSENSUS PANEL: MANAGEMENT OF HYPERTENSIVE EMERGENCIES

THE EMCREG-INTERNATIONAL HYPERTENSION CONSENSUS PANEL: MANAGEMENT OF HYPERTENSIVE EMERGENCIES

This EMCREG-International Newsletter describe historical and physical examination findings crucial for the evaluation of end organ damage. Also provided are descriptions of hypertension associated with the following disease processes: Asymptomatic Hypertension, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Acute Heart Failure Syndromes, Neurological Emergencies, Cocaine or Amphetamine Induced Hypertension, and Aortic Dissection are provided with treatment recommendations. Through collaboration with colleagues from a variety of specialties, patients with hypertension can receive optimal therapy when presenting to any acute care setting.

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ADVANCING THE STANDARD OF CARE - CARDIOVASCULAR AND NEUROVASCULAR EMERGENCIES (2006)

ADVANCING THE STANDARD OF CARE - CARDIOVASCULAR AND NEUROVASCULAR EMERGENCIES (2006)

EMCREG–International is pleased to present this complimentary 84-page CME monograph covering the proceedings of our satellite symposium at the ACEP Scientific Assembly in New Orleans, Louisiana. A number of important topics are covered in this monograph including management of non-ST-segment elevation and ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome (ACS), the CRUSADE Quality Improvement Initiative, decreasing time to treatment for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction, direct thrombin inhibitors in ACS, acute decompensated heart failure care, the use of lactate as a marker for trauma and sepsis, point-of-care testing for cardiac biomarkers, the management of hypertension in acute neurovascular emergencies and advances in acute stroke care.

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HYPERTENSION MANAGEMENT IN ACUTE NEUROVASCULAR EMERGENCIES

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.

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