Hypertension/Related Articles

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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Hypertension.
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  • Circulatory system [r]: Organ system that passes nutrients, gases, hormones, blood cells, nitrogen waste products, etc. to and from cells in the body. [e]
  • Renin-angiotensin system [r]: A blood pressure regulating system of interacting components that include renin; angiotensinogen; angiotensin converting enzyme; angiotensin I; angiotensin II; and angiotensinase. [e]


Primary hypertension

Hypertensive emergencies

  • Sodium nitroprusside [r]: An extremely potent antihypertensive drug that acts in seconds and is administered by continuous intravenous infusion, using a microdrip pump, in critical care settings [e]


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