International Journal of
Medicine and Medical Sciences

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Med. Med. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9723
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJMMS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 518

Full Length Research Paper

Prevalence of preoperative hypertension and its intraoperative anesthetic management among patients undergoing elective surgery at Hawassa University Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, Southern Ethiopia

Kurabachew Mengistu
  • Kurabachew Mengistu
  • Department of Anesthesiology, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Hawassa University, Ethiopia.
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Dereje Geleta
  • Dereje Geleta
  • School of Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Hawassa University, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 18 October 2018
  •  Accepted: 12 December 2018
  •  Published: 28 February 2019

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