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The medications are associated with reduced odds of kidney failure and death compared with angiotensin II receptor blockers.
Estimated yearly incidence rate up by 5.2% per year from 2006 to 2012 for HTN-linked ER visits.
Drugs administered in patients with uncontrolled BP for levels not linked to immediate CV risk.
Findings for computed tomography scanning followed by adrenal venous sampling.
Both associated with increased aortic stiffness, renal injury, incident cardiovascular events
The CDC reports improvement since 1999, but rates of blood pressure control still fall short of the Healthy People 2020 goal.
Risk of CVD was lowered by 25%, while all-cause mortality risk was reduced 27%.
Multiple demographic and health characteristics can estimate projected long-term risk.
Physicians may need to ask young adults about energy drink intake in emergency settings.
Untreated hypertension linked to morbidity, mortality; potential harms associated with treatment.
Based on these groupings, physicians can provide more individualized treatment.
Physicians may be concerned about malpractice claims or performance measure variables.
Gout is associated with an elevated risk of comorbid conditions, especially hypertension and alcohol abuse.
On-treatment neutropenia and hypertension are independently associated with decreased mortality risk.
In substantial proportion of patients, primary care physicians did not provide stroke or bleeding risk.
NEPHROLOGY & UROLOGY NEWS
- Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
- Contrast Nephropathy
- Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
- Diabetic Nephropathy
- End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)