#144 NephMadness: Inpatient Hypertension
Published March 18, 2019
45 min
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    Inpatient hypertension is tricky. What’s the best way to answer those overnight nursing phone calls for elevated blood pressures? What’s the role of treating hypertensive urgency in the hospital? Plus, Our nephrology experts put a new issue on the generalist’s radar: are ACE-inhibitors dangerous to give (or hold) during an operation? This NephMadness 2019 episode, features special guests Dr. Pascale Khairallah (@Khairallah_P), Dr. Charlie Wray (@WrayCharles) and Dr. Joel Topf (@kidneyboy) to better understand the role of anti-hypertensives in the inpatient setting and keep your blood pressure down on those overnight calls.

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    Written and produced by: Justin Berk MD, MPH, MBA; Pascale Khairallah MD

    Hosts: Matthew Watto MD, Paul Williams MD, Stuart Brigham MD

    Edited by: Matthew Watto, MD

    Guest:  Pascale Khairallah MD, Charlie Wray DO, Joel Topf MD


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    Time Stamps

    • 00:00 Kidney Pun Contest with Hannah Abrams
    • 01:16 Disclaimer
    • 01:45 Sponsor - Become an ACP Member today!
    • 02:14 Intro and guest bios
    • 03:50 Picks of the weeks
    • 06:00 Sponsor - Become an ACP Member today!
    • 07:20 Case of acute severe hypertension; Does hypertensive urgency exist? Should we treat it?
    • 26:40 Case of perioperative medicine. Should we hold the ace inhibitor? Is there evidence to guide us?
    • 35:02 Take home points
    • 36:54 Everyone picks their NephMadness winners for the hospital medicine region
    • 43:13 Outro
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