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Old 09-23-2007, 06:13 PM   #6
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Re: Hypertensive and atherosclerotic effects on blood vessels

Good reminder, FG. For those who don't know there is a reason Dr's usually don't want to reduce b/p too fast especially in the ER. The ER has protocols (rules) for slowly reducing b/p with meds so that a clot isn't formed from that loosened plaque on the blood vessel walls as the pressure is decreased. Fam