More potent than hydrochlorothiazide to treat hypertension, this non-thiazide diuretic deserves a closer look.
Gregory W. Rutecki, MD
Chlorthalidone is one of the "Rodney Dangerfield" diuretics in the treatment of hypertension. That needs to change.
Quiz: Are you current on early evidence that suggests hypertension is a risk factor for Alzheimer disease and other dementias? .
When both heart and kidney succumb to hypertensive damage, results are often devastating. Pickering syndrome is a case in point.
The spectrum of hypertensive heart disease is broad. Try these 2 questions to help sharpen your focus on points along the disease continuum.
Hypertension has been observed in every trial of antiangiogenic cancer therapy. How should it be treated?
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Beta-blockers may decrease FEV1 but have shown remarkable benefits in COPD patients. True or False?
T or F: It appears that masked hypertension is often the consequence of nocturnal blood pressure elevations.
T or F: A delayed decline of SBP during exercise recovery predicts severe coronary artery disease. Try the rest of this exercise challenge.