- White coat hypertension. // Medical Update;Jan95, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p6
Discusses the inadequacies of traditional methods of measuring hypertension. Differences in hypertension measurement methods; Risks of overestimation of blood pressure.
- JNC-VI: a view from the United Kingdom. Beevers, D G; Lip, G Y H // Journal of Human Hypertension;Sep98, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p649
Cites the sixth report by Joint National Committee of National Heart Lung and Blood Institute on prevention, detection, evaluation and treatment of high blood pressure in Great Britain. Events influencing the management of hypertension; Risk satisfaction and treatment options for various stages...
- Is listening for abdominal bruits useful in the evaluation of hypertension? Turnbull, J.M. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;10/25/95, Vol. 274 Issue 16, p1299
Discusses the significance of abdominal bruits in the evaluation of hypertension. Origin and meaning of vascular bruits; Anatomic and physiologic origin of the abdominal bruit; Prevalence; Examination protocol for abdominal bruits; Precision of abdominal ausculation for bruits; Accuracy of...
- Clinical Implications of White Coat Hypertension. Carek, Peter J.; Carson, Deborah Stier // American Family Physician;7/1/1995, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p163
Discusses white coat or office hypertension. White coat hypertension as the transient rise of elevation of blood pressure in the medical setting; Definition of mild or borderline hypertension; Evidence for ambulatory monitoring; Arguments against ambulatory blood pressure monitoring;...
- PAH: Looking for Zebras. Rosenzweig, Erika Berman // Advances in Pulmonary Hypertension;Summer2012, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p58
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses the high frequency of delay in the diagnosis of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) and the role of both the patient and practitioner in delayed diagnosis.
- The Emerging importance of Corneal Thickness. // Review of Ophthalmology;Oct2002 Part 2, Vol. 9, p13
Analyzes the importance of measuring corneal thickness in diagnosing the ocular hypertension in the U.S. Risk of patients having thinner cornea; Factors affecting the measurement of pressure in corneal thickness; Advantages of measuring the cornea.
- Patients' knowledge of high cholesterol is still low, but it's getting better. // Modern Medicine;Aug95, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p44
Presents an abstract of the study titled `Population awareness and control of hypertension and hypercholesterolemia: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study,' by F.J. Nieto, J. Alonso, et al, published in the April 10, 1995 issue of `Arch. In tern. Med.'
- Spurious systolic hypertension in youth. O'Rourke, M.F.; Vlachopoulos, C.; Graham, R.M. // Vascular Medicine;2000, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p141
Six young men diagnosed with systolic hypertension had normal carotid pressure wave contours, normal synthesized aortic pressure wave contours and normal diastolic and mean pressures in upper limb arteries. Elevated brachial systolic pressure was caused by a high narrow systolic peak of the...
- Initial Severity of Malignant HT Not Predictive of Outcome. // Kidney;May/Jun98, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p111
Discusses the abstract of the research paper entitled 'Does renal function improve after diagnosis of malignant phase hypertension?,' by G.Y.H. Lip, M. Beevers et al and published in a 1997 issue of the 'Journal of Hypertension.'
- The worth of detecting hypertension. // British Medical Journal;6/4/77, Vol. 1 Issue 6074, p1429
Examines the importance of diagnosing hypertension. Contribution of hypertension to stroke, congestive heart failure, renal failure and ischemic heart failure; Requirements in preventing hypertension; Reduction of the incidence of cardiovascular complications through treatment.