Cardiology_Hypertension

2017 ACC/AHA Hypertension Guidelines: The TakeawaysClick through our topline review of the key takeaways from this long-awaited update.
ECG Challenge: It's the Level of the Block that CountsThis 83-year-old man is treated only for hypertension and says he "feels like Tarzan." The routine ECG says otherwise.
2017 ACC/AHA Hypertension Guidelines: Case StudyClick through this short case study for an illustration of the key principles put forth in the revised ACC/AHA guidelines on hypertension diagnosis and management.
New 2017 ACC/AHA Hypertension Guidelines, At-a-GlanceA shift to earlier intervention and emphasis on basics like proper BP measurement and intensive lifestyle change are the key revisions.
Hypertension, Target Organ Injury, and the BrainQuiz: Are you current on early evidence that suggests hypertension is a risk factor for Alzheimer disease and other dementias? .
Blood Pressure and Target Organ Damage: The HeartThe spectrum of hypertensive heart disease is broad. Try these 2 questions to help sharpen your focus on points along the disease continuum.
VEGFI-induced Hypertension: How to Manage This New Syndrome?Hypertension has been observed in every trial of antiangiogenic cancer therapy. How should it be treated?
Traditional Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Bad CombinationCaution: Approach every patient with SLE as a “bundle of cardiovascular risks” greater than the sum of its parts
Quiz: Is Beta-blockade Safe in COPD Patients?Beta-blockers may decrease FEV1 but have shown remarkable benefits in COPD patients. True or False?
What About Masked Hypertension?T or F: It appears that masked hypertension is often the consequence of nocturnal blood pressure elevations.