Intervention Review

Pharmacological interventions for hypertensive emergencies

  1. Marco I Perez*,
  2. Vijaya M Musini,
  3. James M Wright

Editorial Group: Cochrane Hypertension Group

Published Online: 23 JAN 2008

Assessed as up-to-date: 18 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003653.pub3

How to Cite

Perez MI, Musini VM, Wright JM. Pharmacological interventions for hypertensive emergencies. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD003653. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003653.pub3.

Author Information

  1. University of British Columbia, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Vancouver, BC, Canada

*Marco I Perez, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of British Columbia, 2176 Health Science Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z3, Canada.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 23 JAN 2008


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