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Nov 1, 2012 - ...Clinical Question: How many blood pressure readings are necessary to accurately diagnose hypertension? Bottom Line: Several blood pressure measurements, taken over time, should be averaged to obtain a patient's "true" blood pressure. Using a single measurement to determine whether...

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Nov 1, 2012 - ...the "white-coat hypertension" that occurs when physicians take a patient's blood pressure. (Level of Evidence: 1b) Reference: Myers MG, Godwin M, Dawes M, et al. Conventional versus automated measurement of blood pressure in primary care patients with systolic hypertension:...

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Sep 1, 2006 - ...stroke. The researchers identified 106 patients with this syndrome following stroke. After excluding those with diabetes, uncontrolled hypertension, heart disease, ulcer, or mild disease, there were 60 patients remaining for the study. These patients were randomized (allocation...

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Mar 15, 2006 - ...Effect of Caffeine Intake on Risk of Hypertension Am Fam Physician. 2006 Mar 15;73(6):1081. Clinical Question: Does habitual caffeine intake increase the risk of hypertension in women? Setting: Population-based Study Design: Cohort (prospective) Synopsis: Caffeine intake acutely...

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Oct 1, 2005 - ...Equal to Bosentan in Pulmonary Hypertension Therapy Am Fam Physician. 2005 Oct 1;72(7):1330-1335. Clinical Question: Is sildenafil (Viagra) more effective than bosentan (Tracleer) in the treatment of patients with class III pulmonary hypertension? Setting: Outpatient (specialty)...

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Jul 1, 2005 - ...Cardiovascular endpoints were assessed blindly, and mortality data were available for all patients. Although 41 percent of patients had hypertension, only 4 percent had a history of myocardial infarction (MI); 2 percent had a history of stroke; 7 percent, angina; and 2 percent,...

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May 1, 2005 - ...to 325 mg daily) of six randomized controlled trials. The mean age of participants was 72 years, 37 percent were women, 46 percent had hypertension, and 22 percent had a previous stroke or transient ischemic attack. All five rules were able to divide patients into low-, moderate-,...

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Mar 15, 2005 - ...Should Atenolol Be Used for Hypertension? Am Fam Physician. 2005 Mar 15;71(6):1177-1178. Study Question: Does atenolol reduce cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in patients with hypertension? Setting: Various (meta-analysis) Study Design: Systematic review Synopsis: The...

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Jun 1, 2005 - ...age of participants was 71 years, 29 percent were women, 71 percent were white, 62 percent had coronary artery disease, 72 percent had hypertension, and 28 percent had diabetes. Most patients had systolic heart failure (70 percent) with an average ejection fraction of 35 percent in...

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Mar 1, 2005 - ...Regression of LVH in Patients with Hypertension Am Fam Physician. 2005 Mar 1;71(5):972. Clinical Question: Should antihypertensive therapy be targeted at regression or prevention of left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH)? Setting: Outpatient (any) Study Design: Cohort (retrospective)...

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Apr 1, 2005 - ...10 years, surgical patients were significantly more likely than control patients to have recovered from diabetes (36 versus 13 percent), hypertension (19 versus 11 percent), and hypertriglyceridemia (46 versus 24 percent). There was no difference at two or 10 years in the rate of...

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May 1, 2005 - ...receptor blockade for all patients with left ventricular dysfunction (i.e., ejection fraction of 40 percent or less), heart failure, or hypertension. [ corrected] B: Beta blockade for all patients and blood pressure control, with a goal of 130/85 mm Hg or less. C: Cholesterol...

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May 1, 2005 - ...enrolled 160 overweight or obese adults (mean body mass index = 35; range = 27 to 42) who were 22 to 72 years of age with known hypertension, dyslipidemia, or fasting hyperglycemia. Participants were randomized to one of the following diet groups: Atkins (carbohydrate restriction),...

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Mar 15, 2005 - ...with diabetes and hypertension? Setting: Outpatient (any) Study Design: Randomized controlled trial (double-blinded) Allocation: Concealed Synopsis: In this substudy of the landmark United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study, 1,148 patients with hypertension and diabetes were...

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Mar 15, 2005 - ...heart failure. More than 75 percent of the participants were men, and nearly 90 percent were white. More than 60 percent had a history of hypertension, but less than one third currently were receiving a diuretic. Initial blood pressure measurement averaged 129/78 mm Hg for all...

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Mar 15, 2005 - ...Synopsis: In this study, 250 participants with diabetes who had mild to moderate hypertension and evidence of early nephropathy (i.e., urinary albumin excretion rate between 11 and 999 mcg per minute and a serum creatinine level of less than 1.6 mg per dL) were randomized to receive...

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Mar 1, 2005 - ...acute coronary syndrome, recent stroke, recent cardiac surgery or angioplasty, valvular heart disease, or hypotension or uncontrolled hypertension. The primary outcome was a composite of death, hospitalization, and change in quality of life. The authors took an innovative approach...

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Feb 1, 2005 - ...western Washington. Control patients (n = 2,268) were selected randomly from the same health plan and were matched for age, sex, treated hypertension status, and occurrence of myocardial infarction. Information on the use of estrogen and other medications was obtained from...

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Poems & Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2005 - ...enrolled 2,838 men and women 40 to 75 years of age with type 2 diabetes mellitus of at least six months’ duration who also had hypertension, retinopathy, microalbuminuria, macroalbuminuria, or current tobacco use. Patients were assigned randomly (concealed allocation) to receive...

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Jan 1, 2005 - ...history of military service, higher body mass index, diabetes mellitus, vitamin B12 deficiency, rheumatoid arthritis, and the absence of hypertension. Patients with one or more deficits frequently reported numbness of extremities (28 percent), pain or discomfort (48 percent),...

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Sep 15, 2004 - ...Sildenafil Effective for Primary Pulmonary Hypertension Am Fam Physician. 2004 Sep 15;70(6):1135-1136. Clinical Question: Can sildenafil increase quality of life in patients with primary pulmonary hypertension? Setting: Outpatient (specialty) Study Design: Crossover trial...

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Jul 1, 2004 - ...British Hypertension Society Guidelines Update Am Fam Physician. 2004 Jul 1;70(1):172. Clinical Question: How should hypertension be managed? Setting: Various (guideline) Study Design: Practice guideline Synopsis: The British Hypertension Society has issued its fourth update on...

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May 1, 2004 - ...Hypertension Management: Three vs. Six Months? Am Fam Physician. 2004 May 1;69(9):2196-2197. Clinical Question: Can patients with hypertension be seen every six months without loss of control, changes in patient satisfaction, or declines in adherence to treatment? Setting:...

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Apr 15, 2004 - ...hypertension or diabetes was unfavorable ($282,818 per QALY; gain of 0.0022 QALYs per person, or less than one quality-adjusted life-day per person). Annual screening of low-risk patients 60 years and older was more cost-effective ($53,372 per QALY). In patients with hypertension,...

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Apr 15, 2004 - ...between 2.0 and 3.0 (n = 1,703 patients). To be included in the study, patients had to have at least one additional risk factor, such as hypertension, age older than 75 years, previous thromboembolic phenomena, left ventricular ejection fraction less than 40 percent, symptomatic...

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