Search Tag: blood pressure management

Cardiology Management

2018 ESC/ESH vs. 2019 NICE Hypertension Guideline

2019 21 Oct

The findings of the SPRINT study in 2015 resulted in an update of international hypertension guidelines. This includes the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) guidelines which were updated in 2017, the European Society of Cardiology and European Society of Hypertension (ESC/ESH) guidelines which were updated... Read more

ICU Management

LIVES 2017: Perioperative management of high-risk patients

2017 27 Sep

The Intraoperative Norepinephrine to Control Arterial Pressure (INPRESS) study – a multicentre, randomised clinical trial – finds that, among patients undergoing abdominal surgery, an individualised blood pressure management strategy during surgery tailored to individual patient physiology may improve postoperative outcomes. The findings published... Read more

Cardiology Management

Landmark Study Shows Blood Pressure Management Saves Lives

2015 15 Sep

Initial results of a landmark clinical trial released at the National Institutes of Health, heart attacks, strokes, acute coronary syndrome, heart failure and death due to cardiovascular causes were reduced by almost one-third and risk of death was lowered by almost one-quarter in participants randomised to a systolic blood pressure goal of 120 mm... Read more