Gihan Abuella, Author at Clinical Pain Advisor

Gihan Abuella

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Hypotension

1. Description of the problem What every clinician needs to know Hypotension is blood pressure (BP) that is below that expected for a person in a particular demographic category. Neonates have systolic blood pressure (SBP) in the 50’s and that is entirely adequate for them, whereas a middle-aged person would be expected to have an…

Hypertensive Crisis; Hypertensive emergency, Accelerated hypertension, Malignant hypertension

1. Description of the problem What every clinician needs to know Severe hypertension is a common scenario encountered in intensive care patients. The role of the clinician is to establish the etiology and to determine whether blood pressure reduction may be detrimental or desirable. Table I. Classification of hypertension Two terms describe conditions associated with…

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