Furgeson Seth

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Hypertension: Uncontrolled and Resistant Hypertension

Does this patient have resistant hypertension? Resistant hypertension is classified as persistent hypertension (blood pressure [BP] >140/90 mm Hg) despite adherence to maximal doses of three antihypertensive agents (one of which should be a diuretic). Strict adherence to antihypertensive medication is suboptimal. In one study, urine levels of antihypertensives were measured by mass spectrometry in…

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