TITLE

Monitoring renal function in hypertension

AUTHOR(S)
Martin, Una; Coleman, Jamie J.
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/28/2006, Vol. 333 Issue 7574, p896
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We present two typical cases seen in a hospital hypertension clinic that illustrate the role of measurement of electrolytes and renal function in patients treated with angiotensin inhibitors (angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor antagonists) or potassium sparing diuretics. Both cases highlight the need to identify patients at increased risk of developing difficulties when taking such antihypertensive drugs and the need to target increased monitoring in at-risk patients. INSETS: Guidance on monitoring hypertensive patients receiving...;Guidance on monitoring hypertensive patients receiving diuretics.
ACCESSION #
22917974

 

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