VALUE AND APPLICATION OF LONG-TERM RECORDING OF CENTRAL VENOUS PRESSURE
- cold pressor test. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p483
An encyclopedia entry for "cold pressor test," which refers to a test that measures blood pressure and heart rate response to the immersion of one hand in ice water, is presented.
- Reliability of patients measuring blood pressure at home: prospective observational study. Nordmann, Alsin; Frach, Beate // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/30/99, Vol. 319 Issue 7218, p1172
Presents information on a study on blood pressure measurement at home. Subjects, methods, and results; Discussion on the accuracy of blood measurements taken at home.
- THE ABC'S OF TAKING YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE. SerVaas, Cory // Saturday Evening Post;Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 273 Issue 1, p18
Presents some advice in taking one's blood pressure. Tips in positioning the blood pressure cuff; Types of pressures that should be noted; Suggestion on taking accurate readings.
- Review: ambulatory blood pressure monitoring predicts clinical outcomes. Appel, L. J.; Robinson, K. A.; Guallar, E. // Evidence Based Medicine;Jul2003, p120
The article features a study that investigates the effectiveness of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (AMBP) in predicting the health outcomes of patients in Pennsylvania. Researchers performed cohort study to test the correlation of self measured blood pressure (SMBP) and ambulatory...
- Accuracy of double stethoscope device for blood pressure evaluation. Amiri, S. E.; Nasiri, E.; Mouhammadpour, R. A. // Journal of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences (JMUMS);2008, Vol. 17 Issue 62, p7
Background and Purpose: Blood pressure (BP) is routinely evaluated intermittently during the clinical status for care and treatment. The most common method to measure BP is by using the sphygmomanometer with a stethoscope. This method may be difficult for medical students that will use BP for...
- Prognostic value of 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring and of night/day ratio in nondiabetic, cardiovascular eventsâ€“free hemodialysis patients. Tripepi, Giovanni; Fagugli, Riccardo Maria; Dattolo, Pietro; Parlongo, Giovanna; Mallamaci, Francesca; Buoncristiani, Umberto; Zoccali, Carmine // Kidney International;Sep2005, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p1294
Prognostic value of 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring and of night/day ratio in nondiabetic, cardiovascular eventsâ€“free hemodialysis patients. Background. The use of 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring is increasing in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients but the...
- QOF is reducing health inequality. // GP: General Practitioner;10/31/2008, p4
The article reports on the significant impact of the quality framework on blood pressure (BP) monitoring and control among patients in England. Researchers examined the effect of social deprivation on the achievement of BP targets. Overall, the number of adults who had their BP recorded...
- Nurses BP more accurate. // Australian Nursing Journal;Sep2004, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p29
Presents information on the results of a Spanish study regarding the accuracy of systolic blood pressure readings taken by nurses . Factors affecting the accuracy of blood pressure readings; Significance of the readings to hypertensive patients.
- Drop Your Blood Pressure. Stieg, Bill; Jones, Lisa // Men's Health;Apr2002, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p46
Presents various issues related to blood pressure reading. Information on high-normal blood pressure; Significance of music in normalizing blood pressure of patients awaiting surgery; Decline in blood pressure when a person is with his or her spouse.