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Journal May 2013 (Vol 35, No 5)

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Treatment of Systemic Hypertension Associated With Kidney Disease by Simona Buoncompagni , DVM, MS, DACVIM, Mary H. Bowles , DVM, DACVIM

1. Which organs are most likely to sustain target organ damage (TOD) caused by systemic hypertension?
2. The term essential hypertension refers to
3. When is treatment of systemic hypertension always indicated in dogs and cats?
4. Which of the following drugs is the drug of choice for treatment of hypertension in cats with chronic kidney disease (CKD)?
5. Which of the following findings should prompt initiation of antihypertensive therapy in a CKD patient?
6. In addition to blood pressure measurement, typical monitoring protocols for hypertensive CKD patients should include periodic
7. Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors exert a renoprotective effect by
8. Which species frequently require(s) therapy with a combination of drugs for adequate control of hypertension?
9. What is the therapeutic goal when treating canine and feline hypertension?
10. Antihypertensive medications should be started at the
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