Hypertension in the elderly

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Hypertension --
StatementNorman M. Kaplan.
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In Hypertension in the Elderly, a panel of leading academic physicians comprehensively reviews all aspects of this problem using the most Hypertension in the elderly book clinical data. Topics range from basic concepts, epidemiology and trials, and evaluation and management, to pharmacological treatment, special populations, and adherence, all presented with an emphasis on the optimal management of : Hardcover.

In this book, experts on hypertension have examined different aspects of hypertension in the elderly: from the changes in the cardiovascular system associated with ageing, to the role of ambulatory blood pressure measurement in the diagnosis of hypertension and the results of the recent clinical trials into the efficacy and tolerability of antihypertensive drugs.5/5(1).

In Hypertension in the Elderly, a panel of leading academic physicians comprehensively reviews all aspects of this problem using the most current clinical data. Topics range from basic concepts, epidemiology and trials, and evaluation and management, to pharmacological treatment, special populations, and adherence, all Hypertension in the elderly book with an emphasis on the optimal management of patients.

A comprehensive review of all aspects of hypertension in the elderly using the most current clinical data. Topics range from basic concepts, epidemiology and trials, and evaluation and management, to pharmacologic treatment, special populations, and adherence, all presented with an emphasis on the optimal management of patients.

Though it seems illogical to offer treatment to reduce cardiovascular risk factors in those with a limited life expectancy and inappropriate to lower blood pressure in the elderly when it is known that hypertension rises as people get older, studies have shown beyond reasonable doubt that lowering the blood pressure in the elderly reduces morbidity and prolongs : Norman M Kaplan.

In this book, experts on hypertension have examined different aspects of hypertension in the elderly: from the changes in the cardiovascular system associated with ageing, to the role of ambulatory blood pressure measurement in the diagnosis of hypertension and the results of the recent clinical trials into the efficacy and tolerability of.

The severity of hypertension increases markedly with advancing age in women as well.

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After the age of 60 years, the majority of women (age years: %; age ≥ 80 years: 63%) has stage 2 hypertension (BP ≥ / mmHg) or receives antihypertensive therapy[].Cited by: Hypertension is very common among elderly patients and with projected population aging is anticipated to be an ever-increasing public health problem.

Hypertension is associated with significant cardiovascular risk for heart attack, stroke and chronic kidney disease and remains the most common reason adults to see their primary care provider aside from routine medication refill by: 2.

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Started inthis collection now contains interlinked topic pages divided into a tree of 31 specialty books and chapters. This book offers a comprehensive review of all aspects of hypertension in the elderly using the most current clinical data. Topics range from basic concepts, epidemiology and trials, and evaluation and management, to pharmacologic treatment, special populations, and adherence, all presented with an emphasis on the optimal management of : Hardcover.

The elderly are the most rapidly growing population group in the world. Data collected over a year period have demonstrated the increasing prevalence of hypertension with age.

Hypertension in the elderly. [Michael L Prisant;] -- A comprehensive review of all aspects of hypertension in the elderly using the most current clinical data. Topics range from basic concepts, epidemiology and trials, and evaluation and management, to.

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Michael Prisant,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Hypertension in the Elderly by L. Michael Prisant. In Hypertension in the Elderly, a panel of leading academic physicians comprehensively reviews all aspects of this problem using the most current clinical data.

Topics range from basic concepts, epidemiology and trials, and evaluation and management, to pharmacological treatment, special populations, and adherence, all presented with an.

You'll find the long-term effects of primary and secondary hypertension and a lengthy section on hypertensions for special populations featured prominently. Prevention and treatment of hypertension are covered in detail, from lifestyle and diet issues to drug choice and delivery, and the section on comparison of guidelines is unique to this book.

In summary, hypertension is highly prevalent among the elderly and is a major, treatable risk factor for CV disease. Typically, elderly patients have systolic BP elevation with low diastolic BP.

Hypertension in the Gavras H, Gavras I. Boston, Wright, PSG Ine,hardcover. This seven-chapter book presents the topic of hypertension. chapter topics address the issues of demiology of Author: Henry M Plawecki.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gavras, Haralambos, Hypertension in the elderly. Boston: J. Wright, PSG Inc., (OCoLC) number needed to treat (NNT) in elderly patients with hypertension in order to prevent a stroke or coronary event assessment of proteinuria (hypertension in pregnancy) hypertension in pregnancy - antihypertensive treatment during the postnatal period, including during breast feeding (preeclampsia).

This page includes the following topics and synonyms: Hypertension in the Elderly, High Blood Pressure Management in Older Adults, Antihypertensive Management in Geriatric Patients. goals, and medications in the management of hypertension in adults.

In the general population of adults 60 years JNC 8 Guidelines for the Management of Hypertension in Adults.

The release of the Hypertension in the Very Elderly Trial (HYVET), and the subsequent publication in of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Consensus Document on Hypertension in the Elderly, changed the management of hypertension particularly in patients older than 80 years.

It is but appropriate that issues in this specific population Cited by: In the present study, we aimed to investigate the therapeutic effect of forest bathing on hypertension in elderly subjects. We chose a forest site in Suichang County, Zhejiang Province, P.R. China, since forests occupy % of the land area of this county and there is ready access to by: Description.

Pharmacology expert Dr. Margaret A. Fitzgerald focuses specifically on hypertension in the older adult, highlighting the recommendations from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association. Hypertension. Hypertension affects approximately 75 million adults in the United States and is a major risk factor for stroke, myocardial infarction, vascular disease, and chronic kidney disease.

This note covers the following topics related to Hypertension: Signs and symptoms, Diagnosis and Management. Mukhtar O, Jackson S () The Hypertension in the Very Elderly Trial–latest data. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology 75(4): –4 Crossref, Google Scholar National Institute for Health and Care Excellence () NICE guideline Hypertension Clinical management of primary hypertension in : Katherine Potts.

Title:Hypertension in the Elderly VOLUME: 12 ISSUE: 3 Author(s):Nicolas R. Robles and Juan F. Macias Affiliation:Unidad de Hipertension Arterial, Hospital Infanta Cristina, Carretera de Portugal s/n.Badajoz, Spain.

Keywords:Elderly, hypertension, pathogenesis. Abstract:Data collected over a year period have demonstrated the increasing prevalence of hypertension with by: 8.

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This article has been saved into your User Account, in the Favorites area, under the new folder " ".Pseudohypertension, also known as pseudohypertension in the elderly, noncompressibility artery syndrome, and Osler's sign of pseudohypertension is a falsely elevated blood pressure reading obtained through sphygmomanometry due to calcification of blood vessels which cannot be compressed.Furthermore, each topic, including hypertension in the elderly and the pregnant patient is considered in an open and honest fashion.

various options or the currently popular consensus treatments. As the population ages, hypertension will become a more frequent diagnosis for the primary care physician.4/5(1).