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==Background==
 
==Background==
===Categorization of Hypertension<ref>Levy PD. Hypertensive Emergencies — On the Cutting Edge. EMCREG - International. 2011. 19-26.</ref>===
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{{Hypertension categories}}
*[[Asymptomatic hypertension]]
 
**Systolic BP 140-179 or diastolic BP 90-109
 
**Asymptomatic
 
*[[Hypertensive urgency]]
 
**Systolic BP ≥ 180 or diastolic BP ≥ 110
 
**No evidence of end-organ dysfunction
 
*[[Hypertensive emergency]]
 
**Systolic BP ≥ 180 or diastolic BP ≥ 110
 
**Evidence of end-organ dysfunction
 
  
 
==Differential Diagnosis==
 
==Differential Diagnosis==

Revision as of 15:14, 17 December 2015

Background

Categorization of Hypertension[1]

^Many emergency physicians do not use the diagnosis of "hypertensive urgency," but utilize instead only hypertensive emergency (signs of end organ dysfunction) or asymptomatic hypertension (all others)

Differential Diagnosis

Hypertension

Source

  1. Levy PD. Hypertensive Emergencies — On the Cutting Edge. EMCREG - International. 2011. 19-26.