January 17, 2017 /

The Eighth Joint National Committee (JNC 8) recently released evidence-based recommendations on treatment thresholds, goals, and medications in the management of hypertension in adults.
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April 14, 2014 /

  It’s Medical Mnemonics Monday! Today’s focus is on the secondary causes of hypertension.   Following up on the secondary causes of hypertension blog post from last week, we focus on a medical mnemonic for the same. Secondary causes of …
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April 6, 2014 /

Following up on our earlier post this week detailing the new changes in the JNC8 blood pressure target guidelines, we close out #CardioWeek with a look at another high-yield board topic, secondary hypertension. Compared to primary hypertension, secondary hypertension is …
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April 3, 2014 /

Perhaps no topic is as difficult to categorize into the appropriate section of the ABIM Board, NBME Shelf, or USMLE Step exams as is hypertension.   Is elevated blood pressure a topic for General Internal Medicine (we see it more …
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