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Reid R A - - 1977
The population of a community of 29,608 adults was screened door-to-door for elevated blood pressure. A questionnaire was administered and analyzed to profile the hypertensive person who is most likely to be unaware of his problem. One hundred and one people with documented sustained hypertension were "unaware" of their problem. ...
Rothenberg M - - 1977
It has been shown previously that a mask-type wire screen pneumotachograph can be constructed with a time resolution of 1/2 msec. In this paper it is shown that with careful design a resolution of about 1/4 msec can be achieved. The various factors involved in optimizing such a mask are ...
Gerlock A J AJ - - 1977
A simple screening procedure is needed to fill the gap between the clinical examination and venography in patients suspected of having deep-vein thrombosis of the lower extremities. The author suggests that measurement of the pedal venous pressure (PVP) be used for this purpose. Measurements of PVP in 86 lower extremities ...
Gopal M - - 1977
The value of left axis deviation (LAD) as a single discriminator of clinical cardiac abnormality and its association with reduced left ventricular function was investigated in 100 consecutive ambulatory subjects with LAD, and 100 age and sex-matched subjects without LAD from the patient population of a voluntary screening clinic. Analysis ...
Barlow D H - - 1977
As part of an epidemiological study of hypertension, an analysis was made of the general practitioner records of all attenders at a screening survey. A blood pressure recording, made before screening, was found in 37-9 per cent of cases. The pressures obtained correlated well with those obtained by the screening ...
Heller R F - - 1976
A postal survey of a random sample of the population living near St Mary's Hospital, Paddington was taken to determine earlier experience in these people of blood pressure measurement and treatment. Eighty-five per cent of those who could return their questionnaires did so; eighty per cent of the respondents said ...
Hawthorne V M - - 1976
1. Data from long-term follow-up of subjects screened for hypertension indicate that the elevation of blood pressure represents a major contribution to community-attributable risk of death. 2. Attendance rates at screening, and drop-out rates from follow-up, have been assessed in studies in Glasgow. 3. Screening and follow-up are probably best ...
Hodes C - - 1976
1. A screening programme has been set up in a group general practice for identifying and treating moderate high blood pressure in men and women aged 45-54 years, and at the same time the identification and treatment of high blood pressure in patients in reference general practices has been monitored. ...
Beevers D G - - 1976
Following a screening survey for hypertension in Renfrew, a blood pressure clinic was established in a health centre. Three hospital doctors, each working an average of two sessions weekly, saw 368 patients. A specially trained nurse played an important part in the running of the clinic. Attendance of patients was ...
Abbey L M - - 1976
Between January 1974 and March 1975, blood pressures were taken on all 2,222 dental patients admitted for treatment at the Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry. According to the criteria of an elevated diastolic blood pressure (above 95 mm Hg) at three successive readings not less ...
Christie D - - 1976
The Victorian community of the Borough of Queenscliffe (Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale) was screened for high blood pressure in May, 1975, and a high response rate was achieved. The prevalence of hypertension was lower than that reported from Albury in 1971, Brunswick in 1972 or Busselton in 1969, but the ...
Berglund G - - 1976
The prevalence of primary and secondary hypertension was determined in a random sample of 7455 Swedish men aged 47 to 54 years. Three hundred and sizty-one men were undergoing treatment for hypertension. Seven hundred and ninety-eight men who had blood pressures above 175/115 mm Hg at preliminary screening were recalled ...
Hall S M - - 1976
The prevalence of hypertension, defined as a diastolic blood pressure over 100 mmHg, among young Black women who attended a family planning clinic in Johannesburg, was 2,85%, while in those over 35 years of age it was 8,5%. There was no correlation between hypertension and urbanisation, occupation or urinary sodium ...
D'Souza M F - - 1976
A controlled trial was undertaken to evaluate the practical consequences of screening in general practice. Of 2420 people aged 40-64 years examined in 1967-68, 191 (7.9%) had previously been told, at some time, that they had raised blood-pressure, other than during pregnancy. However, only 77 (3-2%) had any record of ...
Ayachi S - - 1976
Bilateral compression of the adrenal glands combined in mononephrectomy and followed by the imposition of a high NaC1 intake resulted in severe hypertension in all rats so treated. It was accompanied by enlargement of the heart, kidneys, and adrenal glands, atrophy of the thymus, and the occurrence of severe nephrosclerosis. ...
Stamler J - - 1976
During 1973 through 1975, more than 1 million persons were screened in the nationwide Community Hypertension Evaluation Clinic (CHEC) program at 1,171 sites. While those screened were not from defined populations, findings paralleled those of recent surveys of US population samples. First, CHEC confirmed the scope of the problem of ...
Svendsen U G - - 1976
Partial infarction of one kidney and contralateral nephrectomy was followed by a rapid and significant increase in blood pressure both in haired mice with a normal thymus function and in nude mice with genetical aplasia of the thymus. The level of blood pressure and the prognosis were not influenced by ...
Adler M W - - 1976
An attempt has been made to show that there is still a need to evaluate screening for moderate hypertension (i.e. diastolic blood pressure equal or above 110 mm Hg). At present it has not been satisfactorily shown that treatment reduces mortality and morbidity. It is suggested that in the meantime ...
Eslami H - - 1976
Air embolization during machine preservation of kidneys for transplantation occurred in seven of 218 kidneys. In three it occured during transportation on a portable machine. On arrival they had warmed up and were discarded. In four kidneys air embolization occured in the laboratory and was detected immediately. Upon re-establishment of ...
Labarthe D R - - 1976
The simplest response to the question, what is the prevalence of hypertension in the United States today?, is given by a currently popular slogan: 23,000,000 Americans have hypertension. It is clear that the problem is large in scale, but this figure alone is an insufficient guide to many practical issues. ...
Alderman M H - - 1976
A recent survey of 8, 579 employed persons in New York City has revealed that 85.7 percent of the 1,440 hypertensives identified were already aware of their condition and 66.1 percent were being treated. These results are in marked contrast to those obtained only a few years ago, when in ...
Lovell R R - - 1976
Prevalence rates of hypertension and its treatment in two population samples of middle-aged people, one in Albury and one in Melbourne, are described. On average, Italian-born subjects had lower pressures than their Australian-born neighbours. The proportions of Australian-born people in the two centres who had been previously diagnosed were respectively ...
Djurhuus J C - - 1976
In 31 patients undergoing surgery in treatment of hydronephrosis, peroperative pelvic pressure measurements were made. EMG records were taken from pelvis and ureter, and occasional measurements of urine flow were made. In 6 instances these studies were also made in the contralateral "normal" kidney, but in 2 of these patients ...
Berglund G - - 1976
The prevalence of primary and secondary hypertension and of heart and kidney involvement was thoroughly studied in 689 hypertensive subjects derived from a blood pressure screening examination of a total population sample of Swedish men (n = 7,452). The prevalence of secondary hypertension was found to be only 5%, the ...
Schnohr P - - 1975
During its "heart week" in February, 1975, the Danish Heart Foundation drew the attention of the public to the problem of heart-disease with special reference to high blood-pressure; and 24 377 people attending supermarkets in Copenhagen took advantage of an offer to have their blood-pressure checked. There was a small ...
Kino M - - 1975
Isometric handgrip (IHG) imposes an acutely increased afterload on the left ventricle. Utilizing systolic time intervals, we studied various responses to IHG, measured as changes from resting values with near-maximum IHG, in old normal (ON) subjects, young normal (YN) subjects, and old patients with hypertensive heart disease (HHD) and patients ...
Jonas D - - 1975
The hydrostatic pressure, intrapelvic volume, and specific elasticity and strength of strips of tissue from the parenchyma and the pelvis of eight hydronephrotic kidneys were investigated and compared with the tissue characteristics of the pelvis of four control kidneys. Hydronephorsis manifested itself by a sixfold reduction of tissue strength, and ...
Silverberg D S - - 1975
Of 15 594 high school students (ages, 15 to 20) whose blood pressure was measured in a screening program, 350 (2.2%) has hypertensive readings (150 mm Hg or more systolic, or 95 mm Hg or more diastolic, or both). The mean blood pressure for the boys was 125.0 plus or ...
Bailey S M - - 1975
Eighty intravenous pyelograms, carried out as part of the routine investigation of hypertension, revealed only one unsuspected renal lesion of possible relevance to the long-term management. Such a low therapeutic return, in the light of its cost and not entirely negligible risk, raises doubts about the place of excretion urography ...
Alderman M H - - 1975
A program linking detection to treatment was designed to improve blood-pressure control among adults with asymptomatic, uncomplicated hypertension. Key elements of this program were provision of all diagnostic and therapeutic services at work site, integration of delivery system with the administration of a labor union, adherence to rigid protocol, and ...
Tobian L - - 1975
Isolated kidneys from both "post-salt" normotensive and hypertensive rats were perfused with blood from donor rats at varying pressures. At 130 mm Hg inflow pressure 15 "post-salt normotensive" kidneys put out 0.75 muEq Na/min/g kidney while 14 "post-salt hypertensive" kidneys put out 0.28 mu-Eq Na/min/g (P less than 0.001), a ...
Kilcoyne M M - - 1975
The present appraisal indicates that blood pressure patterns in adolescence differ from those in adulthood and that the design of hypertension detection programs needs to be modified for this age group. Routine blood pressure screening within the school system would appear to be the most effective means for early detection ...
Mroczek W J - - 1975
We evaluated past medical records and conducted a hypertension screening program in the outpatient clinic of a university hospital, a community hospital, and a city hospital, with the aid of specially trained high school students under the direction of a cardiovascular nurse. Fifty-one percent of the adult black outpatients had ...
Garbus S B - - 1975
Community-wide blood pressure screening is one of many methods of detecting unknown or inadequately treated hypertension. The first mass blood pressure screeing in a major metropolitan area was conducted in New Orleans on Aril 28 and 29, 1973. The 43 public and parochial schools were used as screening sites. Medical ...
Krieglstein G K - - 1975
Comparative measurements of intraocular pressure of 200 eyes were statistical analyzed. Goldmann applanation tonometry was performed by the author and was accepted as a reference system for the measurements made by a technician using the Pneumatonograph, the GlaucoTest screening tonometer, the Halberg tonometer and the Schiotz tonometer. The technician was ...
Silverberg D S - - 1974
In two Edmonton shopping centres 9591 people were screened for hypertension: 3.3% were found to be normotensive but taking antihypertensive medication and another 8.8% were found to have elevated blood pressure. Systolic hypertension alone accounted for 45.3% of the hypertensive cases and diastolic hypertension, with or without systolic, for 54%. ...
Miall W E - - 1974
Data obtained in long-term epidemiological studies of arterial blood pressure in the general population in South Wales were analysed to provide background information for the rational planning of screening programmes for hypertension.The incidence rates for cardiovascular complications emphasize the much greater prognostic value of blood pressure measurements in men than ...
Fodor J G - - 1973
The distribution of arterial blood pressure (BP) values of 1499 adult inhabitants of four Newfoundland communities was surveyed. Mean age- and sex-adjusted BP scores were found to be higher in each of three fishing villages than in the logging and mining community, Badger, in the central part of the province. ...
Pearce R M - - 1909
1. Extracts of the rabbit's kidney injected into the rabbit cause a slight, increase in blood pressure which is barely more than that due to the mechanical effect of the injection. 2. Extracts of the dog's kidney injected into the dog cause a decided fall in pressure; an equal fall ...
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