Functional Ophthalmodynamometry. Comparison Between Brachial and Ophthalmic Blood Pressure in Sitting and Supine Position
- Differences in Blood Pressure by Body Position (Supine, Fowler's, and Sitting) in Hypertensive Subjects. Cicolini, Giancarlo; Pizzi, Carmine; Palma, Elisabetta; Bucci, Marco; Schioppa, Francesco; Mezzetti, Andrea; Manzoli, Lamberto // American Journal of Hypertension;Oct2011, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p1073
BackgroundAlthough blood pressure (BP) differences from supine to sitting position have long been recognized, limited data are available on other commonly used body positions. We performed a cross-sectional study to compare BP values obtained in supine, sitting, and Fowler's positions in...
- Mediciï¿½n no invasora de la tensiï¿½n arterial en posiciï¿½n supina: brazo perpendicular y paralelo al torso. Blas Macedo, Jorge; Ju�rez Olvera, Alfonso // Medicina Interna de Mexico;jul/ago2008, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p273
Background: Measurement of blood pressure is an important part of routine physical examination, however different arm positions affect its values, mainly in supine posture. Objective: To assess arm position effect in supine posture on blood pressure measurement with automatic noninvasive...
- Does crossing legs affect the measurement of blood pressure? Koehler, Nelson Rudi // Scientia Medica;Jun2011, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p55
Aims: To compare oscillations in blood pressure with and without crossing legs. Methods: Eight serial measurements of blood pressure with intervals of one minute were made in each of 80 consecutive patients, in the sitting position. In the first half of the patients (Group 1, 40 patients), the...
- How patients can monitor their own BP. Baines, Emma // GP: General Practitioner;11/4/2002, p38
Focuses on encouragement to patients to monitor their own blood pressure (BP). Advice to monitor BP at home; Benefits of buying own BP monitors by patients; Maintenance of information sheet to note down BP ratings for doctors consultation.
- Management guidelines in essential hypertension: report of the second working party of the British Hypertension Society. Server, Peter; Beevers, Gareth; Bulpitt, Christopher; Lever, Anthony; Ramsay, Larry; Reid, John; Swales, John // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/10/93, Vol. 306 Issue 6883, p983
Focuses on the management of patients with hypertension in Great Britain. Issuance of guidelines by the British Hypertension Society on blood pressure measurement; Importance of non-pharmaceutical measures; Evaluation of the 24 hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring.
- Home BP Monitoring May Assist BP Goal Attainment in the Elderly. // Neurology Alert;7/1/2012, p14
The article reports that routine inclusion of home blood pressure (BP) monitoring has been recommended for elderly patients with hypertension (HTN).
- Coronary flow reserve and the J curve relation between diastolic blood pressure and myocardial infarction. Cruickshank, John M. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/12/88, Vol. 297 Issue 6658, p1227
Reports the long term studies of patients with hypertension. Relation between diastolic blood pressure during treatment and myocardial infarction; Evaluation of coronary flow of patients with hypertension; Treatment of coronary heart disease.
- Monitoring Your Blood Pressure at Home. // American Family Physician;8/1/1996, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p545
Presents answers to various queries related to blood pressure monitoring at home in patients with hypertension. Need to measure blood pressure at home; Information on aneroid monitor, an equipment to be used to monitor blood pressure at home; Advantages and disadvantages of digital monitor, an...
- Continuous blood-pressure recording. // British Medical Journal;11/3/1979, Vol. 2 Issue 6198, p1126
Examines the benefits of continuous blood-pressure recording among ambulatory hypertensive patients. Variations in individual blood-pressure response to stress and activity; Inaccuracy of casual blood-pressure measurement of patients with borderline hypertension; Evidence of complications...