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Jun 7, 2011

HTN should be straightforward, so why is it confusing? Part of the problem is terminology. Shane and Pitts got it right in 2003 when they made sense of classifying different hypertensive scenarios. What in the world do accelerated, malignant, urgent and malignant HTN mean? I have no idea either. Here's the Shane and...