Low utilization of health care services following screening for hypertension in Dar es Salaam (Tanzania): a prospective population-based study
- 2015 - Review: Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring predicts cardiovascular events. Padwal, Raj // ACP Journal Club;8/18/2015, Vol. 163 Issue 4, p1
Question: Does ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) predict cardiovascular (CV) events? Review scope: Included studies assessed the extent to which ABPM predicted CV outcomes in adults with an initial elevated office blood pressure measurement (OBPM) in countries rated "very high" on the...
- Cost and Yield of the Hypertensive Evaluation. Ferguson, Roger K. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jun75, Vol. 82 Issue 6, p761
Presents a study which assessed the cost and yield of hypertension evaluation. Methodology; Results; Discussion.
- Relationship of Plasma Interleukin-6 and Its Genetic Variants With Hypertension in Hong Kong Chinese. Cheung, Bernard M.Y.; Ong, Kwok Leung; Tso, Annette W.K.; Leung, Raymond Y.H.; Cherny, Stacey S.; Sham, Pak Chung; Thomas, G. Neil; Lam, Tai Hing; Lam, Karen S.L. // American Journal of Hypertension;Dec2011, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p1331
BackgroundInterleukin-6 (IL6) plays a central role in inflammation, insulin resistance, and atherogenesis. We investigated the associations of plasma IL6 and its genetic variants with hypertension in both cross-sectional and prospective study designs.MethodsPlasma IL6 was measured in 648...
- Pulmonary hypertension in end-stage renal disease and post renal transplantation patients. Alhamad, Esam H.; Al-Ghonaim, Mohammed; Alfaleh, Hussam F.; Cal, Joseph P.; Said, Nazmi // Journal of Thoracic Disease;Jun2014, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p606
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- Who reports address changes through the healthcare system? The characteristics of laggers and non-reporters using the Northern Ireland Longitudinal Study. Shuttleworth, Ian; Barr, Paul // Population Trends;Summer2011, Vol. 144, p48
Address information from health service professionals is already important for the delivery of health care and population monitoring and screening. It is also important for statistical purposes such as the estimation of migration and small area populations and its importance could increase as...
- A prospective follow-up study of first-episode acute transient psychotic disorder in Latvia. Rusaka, Marija; Rancāns, Elmārs // Annals of General Psychiatry;2014, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1
Background Acute and transient psychotic disorder (ATPD) has been described as an acute psychosis with brief onset and polymorphous symptomatology (WHO, 1993). The study of ATPD is growing increasingly relevant as scientists start an active discussion of the possibility of changing the ATPD...
- Erratum to: Outpatient, non-antibiotic management in acute uncomplicated diverticulitis: a prospective study. Isacson, D.; Thorisson, A.; Andreasson, K.; Nikberg, M.; Smedh, K.; Chabok, A. // International Journal of Colorectal Disease;Sep2015, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p1235
A correction to the article "Outpatient, non-antibiotic management in acute uncomplicated diverticulitis: a prospective study" that was published in the 2015 issue is presented.
- Detecting hypertension: screening versus case findings in Norway. Holmen, Jostein; Forsen, Lisa; Hjort, Peter F.; Midthjell, Kristian; Waaler, Hans Th.; Bjorndal, Arild // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);1/26/91, Vol. 302 Issue 6770, p219
Compares the effectivity between screening and case finding in the detection of hypertension in Norway. Assessment on the application of treatment programs to the patients; Age classification in the administration of the medical system; Evaluation on the attitudes of general practitioners on...
- Temporal Trends in Early Clinical Outcomes and Health Care Resource Utilization for Liver Transplantation in the United States. Scarborough, John E.; Pietrobon, Ricardo; Marroquin, Carlos E.; Tuttle-Newhall, Janet E.; Kuo, Paul C.; Collins, Bradley H.; Desai, Dev M.; Pappas, Theodore N. // Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery;Jan2007, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p82
Introduction Procedures such as liver transplantation, which entail large costs while benefiting only a small percentage of the population, are being increasingly scrutinized by third-party payors. The purpose of our study was to conduct a longitudinal analysis of the early clinical outcomes and...