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Use of antihypertensive agents in the management of patients with acute ischemic stroke.
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  • Peter Lindenauer, MD, Baystate Health
  • Evan Benjamin, MD, Baystate Health
  • Penny Pekow, Baystate Health
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Article, Peer-reviewed
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BACKGROUND: To protect the ischemic penumbra, guidelines have recommended against treating all but the severest elevations in blood pressure during acute ischemic stroke. OBJECTIVE: To determine how often antihypertensive agents were used in routine clini

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Neurology 2004 Jul 27;63(2):318-23.