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Hypertension is a leading risk factor for the development of cardiovascular disease. In 2017, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association published a new guideline for the prevention, detection, evaluation, and management of hypertension. The guideline adjusts the clinical parameters for diagnosis and management of hypertension. In this article we summarize the updates and provide some background on these changes as they relate to nursing practice implications, with specific implications for women's health.
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Name: Nursing for women's health
The 2017 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) Guideline for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults lowered the systolic a...
2017 ACC/AHA/AAPA/ABC/ACPM/AGS/APhA/ASH/ASPC/NMA/PCNA Guideline for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults: Executive Summary: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines.
The 2017 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) guideline lowers the blood pressure (BP) thresholds for defining brachial hypertension. We therefore aimed to investigate h...
The introduction in the USA of the new AHA Guideline on management of Hypertension has fuelled controversy on the optimal definition and treatment of hypertension. A more strict definition (130/80 mmH...
Evaluate the relevant new findings regarding hypertension treatment and heart failure prevention published in the past 3 years.
The primary goal of this study is that the combination of a computerized asthma reminder system with implementation of an guideline will increase utilization and adherence of guideline-dri...
This trial aims to evaluate the effectiveness of a guideline-based decision support system for hypertension management by physicians at primary health care (PHC) centers in China in order ...
While patient held guidelines for the management of chronic diseases have been employed in some countries. There is little evidence of their effectiveness in improving patient outcomes. We...
To demonstrate that a primer aligner product can achieve similar results to the currently marketed product.
The purpose is to determine wether an electronic decision support system based on national guidelines is effective to improve the follow-up and the treatment of two conditions: hypertensio...
A unique DNA sequence of a replicon at which DNA REPLICATION is initiated and proceeds bidirectionally or unidirectionally. It contains the sites where the first separation of the complementary strands occurs, a primer RNA is synthesized, and the switch from primer RNA to DNA synthesis takes place. (Rieger et al., Glossary of Genetics: Classical and Molecular, 5th ed)
An integrated professional approach to screening, evaluation, control, and reduction of abnormal WEIGHT GAIN.
Specific practices for the prevention of disease or mental disorders in susceptible individuals or populations. These include HEALTH PROMOTION, including mental health; protective procedures, such as COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL; and monitoring and regulation of ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTANTS. Primary prevention is to be distinguished from SECONDARY PREVENTION and TERTIARY PREVENTION.
Detection of drugs that have been abused, overused, or misused, including legal and illegal drugs. Urine screening is the usual method of detection.
Single cells that have the potential to form an entire organism. They have the capacity to specialize into extraembryonic membranes and tissues, the embryo, and all postembryonic tissues and organs. (Stem Cells: A Primer [Internet]. Bethesda (MD): National Institutes of Health (US); 2000 May [cited 2002 Apr 5]. Available from: http://www.nih.gov/news/stemcell/primer.htm)
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Nephrology - kidney function
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Cardiovascular disease (CVD)
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