Aggresive Nitroglycerin Usage in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure (ADHF)

Aggresive Nitroglycerin Usage in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure (ADHF)
Phenotypes of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure (ADHF), their Presentations, and Suggested Therapy

In recent years, there are increasing data that support the use of high-dose vasodilator therapy as the initial treatment for patients with acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF)

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Pitfalls in Hypertensive Emergencies

Pitfalls in Hypertensive Emergencies
Drugs for hypertensive emergencies and urgencies

Approximately 1% to 2% of patients with hypertension will present with a hypertensive emergency, defined as organ dysfunction due to an elevated blood pressure. Importantly, there is no specific blood pressure threshold that identifies a patient with a hypertensive emergency.

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Be Cautious Diagnosing Anxiety and Panic Disorder in Patients with Chest Pain and Anxiety

Patients with acute life-threatening cardiac or pulmonary conditions frequently present with feelings of panic or impending doom in association with chest pain. This may even be in the setting of a stressful situation and mislead the EP to feel confident that anxiolytic therapy and reassurance is all that may be needed.

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Acute Scrotum Algorithm

Acute Scrotum Algorithm
Acute Scrotum Algorithm

The general approach to acute scrotal pain is to work-up the patient for testicular torsion by first risk stratifying them based on age group, history and physical.Based on the patient's…

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