How autonomic dysreflexia and hypertension connect

By |2020-05-14T16:32:33-04:00April 2nd, 2019|Categories: EMS education, In the field|

Autonomic dysreflexia is a medical emergency. Hypertension in a patient with a spinal injury is autonomic dysreflexia until proven otherwise. If you can treat the cause quickly, you can prevent some diseases that have high associated morbidity and mortality rates.