High Blood Pressure and Hypertension
- Quick Recertification Series. Olsen, Marilyn E.; Klinger, Amy Mercantini // JAAPA: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (;Jan2009, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p45
The article discusses the general features, clinical assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of herpes zoster and hypertension. Herpes zoster's diagnosis is based on clinical presentation and can be treated with antiviral treatment that decreases the duration and severity of pain as well as the...
- Screening for High Blood Pressure: Recommendations and Rationale. // American Family Physician;11/15/2003, Vol. 68 Issue 10, p2019
Presents an excerpt from the Recommendations and Rationale Statements released by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force on screening for high blood pressure for use in primary care clinical settings as of November 2003.
- Time to Diagnosis of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Brown, Lynette M.; Elliott, C. Gregory // Advances in Pulmonary Hypertension;Summer2012, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p69
The article discusses the issues behind the delayed in the diagnosis of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). It notes that patient with PAH are usually symptomatic for years prior to receiving an accurate diagnosis. It talks about the role of patients, as well as the physicians, in the delayed...
- Self monitoring of blood pressure at home. Stergiou, George; Mengden, Thomas; Padfield, Paul L.; Parati, Gianfranco; O'Brien, Eoin // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/16/2004, Vol. 329 Issue 7471, p870
Presents an editorial about self monitoring of blood pressure by patients in their own home. How blood pressure measurements taken at a doctor's office or hospital may not be representative of a patient's true blood pressure; Way that self monitoring may also be used as an alternative to...
- EVALUATION OF HYPERTENSION. // Monthly Prescribing Reference;Jan2011, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p4
The article offers information on how to evaluate if patient has hypertension. It notes that patient has to undergo several laboratory tests including urinalysis, blood glucose, hematocrit, and lipid panel, with options like urinary albumin or creatinine ratio. It adds that a medical history and...
- THE DIAGNOSIS OF HYPERTENSION. Housel, Edmund L.; Kelly Jr., John J.; Daly, James W. // Angiology;Jan1963, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p28
Cites a study on the diagnosis of hypertension. Characteristic of hypertension in the diastolic and systolic blood pressure; Common causes of death in patients with hypertension; Dissension on the treatment of blood disorder.
- Use of SQ 20881 Converting Enzyme Inhibitor in Predicting Response to Surgery in Renovascular Hypertension. Rosenthal, T.; Stern, N.; Rubinstein, Z.; Morag, B.; Adar, R. // Angiology;Jan1982, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p11
This article cites a study on the use of SQ 20881, a synthetic nonapeptide, as a prognostic tool for evaluating the potential surgical curability of renovascular hypertension. The excellent correlation number between the pre-operative response to SQ 20881 and the surgical result is extremely...
- CLINICAL CHARTS: EVALUATION OF HYPERTENSION. // Monthly Prescribing Reference;Jan2012, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p6
The article presents information on how to evaluate hypertension. It states that for the diagnosis of hypertension laboratory tests such as urinalysis, blood glucose, hematocrit and lipid panel, and few other test are necessary. It states that assess for major cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk...
- Newly diagnosed hypertension. A'Court, Christine; McPherson, Ann; Waller, Deborah // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/8/2002, Vol. 324 Issue 7350, p1375
Presents a medical consultation for a 59 year old man who was recently diagnosed with hypertension. Suggested issues to cover, including whether the hypertension is treatable; Recommendation to stop use of any drugs that might contribute to the hypertension; Thoughts.