Hypertension

Traditional Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Bad CombinationCaution: Approach every patient with SLE as a “bundle of cardiovascular risks” greater than the sum of its parts
Quiz: Is Beta-blockade Safe in COPD Patients?Beta-blockers may decrease FEV1 but have shown remarkable benefits in COPD patients. True or False?
What About Masked Hypertension?T or F: It appears that masked hypertension is often the consequence of nocturnal blood pressure elevations.
Exercise-induced Hypertension: Benign or Predictive?T or F: A delayed decline of SBP during exercise recovery predicts severe coronary artery disease. Try the rest of this exercise challenge.
White Coat HypertensionIs it a transient, innocuous blip in blood pressure in the presence of an MD in clinic? Or, something quite different?
RA, Hypertension, and Vascular Disease: What's True?Our author says it's best to assume that any patient with RA is a ticking vascular time bomb. Which statements support that?
Blood Pressure Paradox: Hypertension Associated with Survival in T2D and HFPatients with comorbid T2D and heart failure may have a "distinct pathophysiology of the heart" say authors of a new study.
Gout and Heart Disease News RoundupSlide show: Evidence for gout's role as a risk factor for heart disease is mixed. New studies add support.
How to Manage Hypertension in End-stage Renal DiseaseHypertension in dialysis patients is very common and often poorly controlled. Here, a short quiz for the cardiology community.
Hypertension Management Complicated by Hyperkalemia: What's your Rx?Case-based quiz: Test your clinical judgement on optimal hypertension therapy for this complex patient at risk for hyperkalemia.