TITLE

HYPERTENSION SEVERITY INDEX

AUTHOR(S)
Roland, Fredy P.
PUB. DATE
August 1962
SOURCE
Angiology;Aug1962, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p390
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A discussion of the diastolic pressure figures used by several authors to establish a hypertension severity- index is presented, and the following classification is suggested: Gravity 0: below 90 Gravity 1: 90 to 99 Gravity 2: 100 to 114 Gravity 3: 115 to 129 Gravity 4: above 130.
ACCESSION #
16369463

 

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