|Dátum:||July 28, 2000 o 07:14:29|
|Subject:||Re: Epidemiology of Hypertension|
: Series: Handbook of Hypertension
: Title: Epidemiology of Hypertension
: Edited by:C.J. Bulpitt, Imperial College School of Medicine, Division of
: Medicine, Hammersmith Campus, Du Cane Road, London W12 0NN,
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: Due to space limitation only a selection of the published papers are
: Foreword. Introduction.
: I. Hypertension - a problem for the population.
: Hypertension as a cardiovascular risk factor. Ethnic and geographic
: differences in blood pressure.
: II. Measurement of blood pressure.
: Classic sphygmomanometry: a fin de siecle appraisal. Diagnostic
: thresholds for self-recorded blood pressure measurements.
: III. Blood pressure and the environment.
: Interuterine influences on blood pressure. Blood pressure and
: migration. Migration, acculturation and hypertension.
: IV. Hypertension and nutrition.
: Blood pressure and alcohol consumption. Blood pressure, calcium and
: water hardness.
: V. Secondary hypertension and mechanisms of blood pressure elevation.
: Epidemiology of renin-angiotensin system in hypertension. The role of
: obstructive sleep apnea and habitual snoring in the causation of
: essential hypertension.
: VI. Genetics and clustering of risk factors.
: Genes, blood pressure and pressor systems. Clustering of risk
: factors, hypertension, diabetes and the fibrinolytic system.
: VII. Blood pressure, the pill and pregnancy.
: Post-menopausal hormone replacement therapy and the oral
: contraceptive pill. Hypertension in pregnancy.
: VIII. Community control of hypertension - rational.
: Treatment of hypertension: the major trials. The prognosis of
: essential hypertension.Multiple risk factor control. Smoking,
: hyperlipidaemia and hypertension .
: IX. Community control of hypertension in difference countries.
: Community control of hypertension in the United States. Community
: control of hypertension in Belgium. Control of cardiovascular risk in
: X. Problem in community control.
: The disadvantages of being labelled hypertensive. Clinical decisions
: and promotion of agents for the treatment of high blood pressure.