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Volume Status and Blood Pressure

Eelco F. M. Wijdicks

in The Practice of Emergency and Critical Care Neurology

Published on behalf of © Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Published in print May 2010 | ISBN: 9780195394023
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199323050 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195394023.003.0019
Volume Status and Blood Pressure

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Chapter 19 discusses the current paradigm of fluid management–aggressive fluid intake with crystalloids or colloids–as well as a change in the management of acutely increased blood pressure, and also makes several arguments for judicious use of antihypertensive medications in the acute phase of ischemic stroke.

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Subjects: Neurology

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