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2022 Dec 01

Am J Emerg Med


Prevalence of neurological complaints among emergency department patients with severe hypertension.


Liberman AL, Kamel H, Lappin R, Ishak A, Navi BB, Parikh NS, Merkler A, Razzak J
Am J Emerg Med. 2022 Dec 01; 64:90-95.
PMID: 36493539.


Severe hypertension can accompany neurological symptoms without obvious signs of target organ damage. However, acute cerebrovascular events can also be a cause and consequence of severe hypertension. We therefore use US population-level data to determine prevalence and clinical characteristics of patients with severe hypertension and neurological complaints.