Run Time: 5 minutes
Author: Dr. Eric Miller
- Hypertensive Emergency is generally over 180/100 with at least one associated symptom, but there are cases where this will not happen.
- Patient 4-5 days postpartum with eclampsia.
- For a patient who’s aorta is dissecting and an initial BP around 150/100 the goal is to get the systolic BP down to around 100 to decrease sheer forces on the aorta.
- A patient who is pregnant and a normal blood pressure around 110 who comes in with a systolic BP of 130.