endocrinology
Hormones

“Catch it early”: screen newly diagnosed hypertensive patients for aldosteronism

Specialists who deal with the complications of hypertension should be encouraging GPs in their referral network to screen newly diagnosed hypertensive patients for primary aldosteronism. A Perspective article in the MJA has called for active screening for primary aldosteronism in patients diagnosed with hypertension before they have started on antihypertensive drugs that can confound the ...

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