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Hypertensive patients and surgery

Hypertensive patients and surgery

Hypertension is one of the most common reason due to which the surgeries are postponed in various patients. Hypertension is known to be a cardiovascular catastrophe risk factor. In a…

Cardiac Asthma – Symptoms and Treatment

Cardiac Asthma – Symptoms and Treatment

Cardiac asthma is a medical condition in which the patient presents with the presentation of asthma, however the symptoms are not caused by pulmonary issue, rather it’s due to cardiac…

BP 160/90, female patient 45 years old

BP 160/90, female patient 45 years old

This post is part of case discussion section for informing and improving the patients management. Today I received a patient with hypertension and was having symptoms like headache. I tried…

Drugs used in VT and SVT

Drugs used in VT and SVT

This post simply summarizes drugs used in ventricular tachycardia and supra-ventricular tachycardia. Note: this post is meant to give a brief quick review for when to use amiodrone, verapamil, lidocaine…

How to manage low blood pressure at home in emergency

How to manage low blood pressure at home in emergency

Hypotension, low blood pressure, can happen anywhere under certain circumstances where no medical help is available. What to do in such situation when your blood pressure drops and you don’t…

Lower down high blood pressure at home in emergency

Lower down high blood pressure at home in emergency

Once you’re in hospital, doctors has several ways to bring your blood pressure to normal limits easily but what if you’re home, without any medicine, and need to bring your…

Significance of Pulse Pressure

Significance of Pulse Pressure

What is pulse pressure ? Pulse Pressure (PP) is the difference between systolic and diastolic blood pressure values. In lay mans terms, pulse pressure is the difference between the highest…