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III - High blood pressure damage

3.1 - Acute crisis of blood pressure
3.2 - Sudden rise of blood pressure
3.3 - How to treat the sudden rise of blood pressure?
3.4 - Arterial complications and cerebral arterial damage
3.5 - High blood pressure also induces cardiac complications
3.6 - Another target of a high blood pressure: the renal complication

3.3 - How to treat the sudden rise of blood pressure?


The treatment of a rise of blood pressure must be carried out in a hospital with a monitoring of the blood pressure.

Antihypertensive therapy is managed by intravenous injection to make the blood pressure lower. Of course, the doctor will search for the cause of this rise of blood pressure and will also search for the consequences in particular on the brain.

If an acute oedema of the lung appears, a diuretic intravenous treatment is prescribed.

File last reviewed on : 18 dec 2011
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