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Management options for hypertension syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11695075     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Hypertension is usually managed on a case-finding basis, and yet continued blood pressure control can be inadequate. Furthermore, hypertension is often a 'silent' condition until comorbid events, target organ damage and subsequent heart failure become manifest, leading to a reactive rather than a proactive approach. Management of the hypertension syndrome becomes complex, because blood pressure control may not be just an isolated concern. This review considers the various options, in addition to existing guidelines, that can help to reduce hypertension-related morbidity and mortality.
R F Abarquez
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of clinical practice     Volume:  55     ISSN:  1368-5031     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Clin. Pract.     Publication Date:  2001 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-11-06     Completed Date:  2001-12-07     Revised Date:  2007-02-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9712381     Medline TA:  Int J Clin Pract     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  537-45     Citation Subset:  IM    
College of Medicine, University of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines.
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MeSH Terms
Blood Pressure / physiology
Cardiovascular Diseases / etiology
Diabetes Mellitus / etiology
Hypercholesterolemia / etiology
Hypertension / drug therapy,  etiology,  prevention & control*
Risk Factors
Smoking / adverse effects
Stress, Psychological / complications

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