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The INTERACT2 Trial- Blood Pressure Reduction in Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage

June 2013 - Article of the Month Podcast #2

Anderson CS, et al. Rapid Blood-Pressure Lowering in Patients with Acute Intracerebral Hemorrhage. N  Engl J Med. 2013 June 20.

Context: 

Patients with hemorrhagic stroke, or intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH), are common in emergency medicine and frequently present to the emergency department with significantly elevated blood pressures requiring urgent treatment. The correct goal blood pressure is debatable. On one hand... 

Posted on June 24, 2013 and filed under Neurology, Neurosurgery.