Caterpillar-induced bleeding syndrome in a returning traveller
- 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.
- 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.
- PEDIATRIC TRAUMA: PRIMARY SURVEY AND RESUSCITATION--II. Llyod-Thomas, A.R. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);8/18/90-8/25/90, Vol. 301 Issue 6748, p380
Focuses on the management of pediatric trauma. Control of external hemorrhage by direct pressure; Calculation of normal systolic blood pressure of children; identification of shock in children through the appearance of the skin, temperature of extremities and capillary refill time.
- Letters. Arbyn, Marc; Van Oyen, Herman; Lynge, Elsebeth; Mickshe, Michael; Lampe, Fiona C; Walker, Mary; Shaper, A Gerald; Brindle, Peter M; Whincup, Peter H; Ebrahim, Shah; Heptonstall, John; McCormack, John; Finlay, Fiona; Jones, Rosemary; Thomas, Mark; Radford, Tamsin; Dasgupta, Indranil; Richardson, Ruth // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);8/18/2001, Vol. 323 Issue 7309, p396
Presents letters to the editor concerning medical issues. Concern for the implementation of European recommendations for cancer screening; Medically unexplained symptoms in secondary care; Examination of blood pressure devices in British hospitals; Others.
- REDUCING BLOOD PRESSURE BY LABYRINTH STIMULATION IN HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS. Nathan, Hilel // Angiology;Nov1971, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p547
Labyrinth stimulation was applied to a variety of patients to study its effect on blood pressure. The following observations were made: (1) L.S. generally decreases blood pressure in hypertensive patients. (2) The higher the pre-.stimulation systolic pressure, the greater the decrease in both...
- PRESSURE TACTICS. // Saturday Evening Post;Sept/Oct2001, Vol. 273 Issue 5, p64
Discusses the benefits of measuring a patient's blood pressure at home. Factors that can raise a person's blood pressure; Advantages and disadvantages of self-monitoring; How to measure the blood pressure. INSET: Buying a Home Blood Pressure Monitor.