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Almost misdiagnosed: utilization of Romhilt-Estes electrocardiographic criteria for left ventricular hypertrophy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7577148     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The diagnosis of hypertension is based on explicit guidelines presented by the Joint National Committee on Hypertension, but the methodology one uses to obtain the necessary data is up to the individual practitioner. The following case study demonstrates the necessity for the use of the most accurate and precise equipment and criteria to ensure a correct diagnosis of hypertension.
Authors:
G Davault
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1041-2972     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Acad Nurse Pract     Publication Date:  1995 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-11-30     Completed Date:  1995-11-30     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8916634     Medline TA:  J Am Acad Nurse Pract     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  435-9     Citation Subset:  N    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Diagnosis, Differential
Electrocardiography*
Humans
Hypertension / classification,  complications*
Hypertrophy, Left Ventricular / diagnosis*,  etiology
Male
Reproducibility of Results

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