A systematic workup usually will identify a correctable cause. Volume overload due to inadequate medical therapy heads the list; lifestyle changes and renovascular disease are also important. Control should be established gradually, in order to avoid overtreatment and its sequelae. Even when a cause cannot be identified, devising an optimal drug regimen will often at least improve blood pressure.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1994|
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