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24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Hypertension Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
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An ambulatory blood pressure monitor is a small electronic device with a blood pressure cuff attached to it. This pamphlet explains how to use an ambulatory blood pressure monitor for 24 hours (1 day). It also provides info on where to return the monitor when you are done. Contact info is provided if you have questions.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Hypertension Clinic
Alternate Title
24 hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Blood Pressure Monitoring, Ambulatory
Subjects (LCSH)
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
Abstract
An ambulatory blood pressure monitor is a small electronic device with a blood pressure cuff attached to it. This pamphlet explains how to use an ambulatory blood pressure monitor for 24 hours (1 day). It also provides info on where to return the monitor when you are done. Contact info is provided if you have questions.
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Prepared by: Hypertension Clinic, VG
Pamphlet Number
2073
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Blood pressure and arterial wall mechanics in cardiovascular diseases

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Michel E. Safar, Michael F. O'Rourke, Edward D. Frohlich, editors. --London: Springer , c2014.
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In cardiovascular prevention, therehastraditionallybeena small number of cardiovascular risk factors to evaluate and manage, such as hypertension, diabetes,hyperlipidemiaand smoking. Recently, it has been recognized that new mechanical factors should be identified, andspecificallyinvolves pulsatile arterial hemodynamic parameters, such asarterial stiffness, pulse pressure and, to a lesser extent, augmentation index and pulse pressure amplification. Blood Pressure and Arterial Wall Mechanics in …
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Safar, Michel
O'Rourke, Michael F.
Frohlich, Edward D.
Responsibility
Michel E. Safar, Michael F. O'Rourke, Edward D. Frohlich, editors
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xx, 567 pages)
ISBN
9781447151982 (electronic bk.)
9781447151975
Subjects (MeSH)
Blood Pressure
Vascular Stiffness - physiology
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiology
Cardiovascular system - Diseases
Blood pressure
Arteries - Physiology
Abstract
In cardiovascular prevention, therehastraditionallybeena small number of cardiovascular risk factors to evaluate and manage, such as hypertension, diabetes,hyperlipidemiaand smoking. Recently, it has been recognized that new mechanical factors should be identified, andspecificallyinvolves pulsatile arterial hemodynamic parameters, such asarterial stiffness, pulse pressure and, to a lesser extent, augmentation index and pulse pressure amplification. Blood Pressure and Arterial Wall Mechanics in Cardiovascular Diseaseshas been written to facilitate understanding of these new concepts regarding bleed pressure and cardiac risk, and prepare the reader for the considerable evolution of the topic in the years to come. Much has been learned already regarding the management of these patients, and this book presents extensive data on the techniques needed to maximize their outcomes.
Contents
Part I. Blood Pressure: Basic Concepts of Steady and Pulsatile Arterial Hemodynamics -- 1. Arterial Stiffness, Wave Reflection, Wave Amplification: Basic Concepts, Principles of Measurement and Analysis in Humans -- 2. Large Arteries, Microcirculation, and Mechanisms of Hypertension -- 3. Direct Measurement of Local Arterial Stiffness and Pulse Pressure -- 4. Ventricular-Arterial Coupling and Mechanism of Wave Reflections -- 5. Determination of Systemic and Regional Arterial Structure and Function -- 6. Animal Models for Studies of Arterial Stiffness -- 7. Elastin, Calcium and Age-Related Stiffening of the Arterial Wall -- 8. Genetic and Cellular Aspects of Arterial Stiffness -- Part II. Blood Pressure and Sodium Balance: Pathophysiological Mechanisms and Cardiovascular Risk -- 9. Mechanical Stress and the Arterial Wall -- 10. Pulsatile Stress, Arterial Stiffness, and Endothelial Function -- 11. Hypoxia, Arterial Blood Pressure, and Microcirculation -- 12. The Reality of Aging Viewed from the Arterial Wall -- 13. Emerging Aspects of Angiotensin Biology and Their Potential Role in the Vasculature -- 14. Arterial Stiffness and the Sympathetic Nervous System -- 15. Oxidative Stress and Hypertension -- 16. Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction -- 17. Structural Alterations in Arterial Stiffness: Role of Arterial Fibrosis -- 18. Salt and Multiorgan Damage in Hypertension: Vascular Stiffening and Cardiorenal Structural Dysfunction Responses -- 19. Preventive Lessons from Hypertension and Myocardial Infarction: Treating Asymptomatic Individuals to Lower the Risk for Subsequent Cardiovascular Events -- Part III. Hypertension: Evaluation of Cardiovascular Risk and Organ Damage -- 20. Value of Brachial and Central Blood Pressure for Predicting Cardiovascular Events -- 21. Predictive Value of Arterial Stiffness for Cardiovascular Events -- 22. Heart Rate, Synchrony and Arterial Hemodynamics -- 23. Pulse Pressure Amplification and Arterial Stiffness in Middle Age -- 24. Arterial Stiffness, Central Blood Pressure and Cardiac Remodelling: From Cardiac Hypertrophy to Heart Failure -- 25. The Relationship Between Aortic Stiffness, Microvascular Disease in the Brain and Cognitive Decline: Insights into the Emerging Epidemic of Alzheimer’s Disease -- 26. Arterial Stiffness and Risk in Various Cardiovascular Diseases -- 27. Large Artery Remodeling and Chronic Kidney Disease -- 28. Arterial Changes in Renal Transplantation -- 29. Arterial Stiffness, Central Blood Pressure and Coronary Heart Disease -- Part IV. Clinical Involvement: Role of Age, Sex, Inflammatory and Metabolic Alterations -- 30. Modifications of Blood Pressure Profiles in the Very Old: Role of Frailty and Comorbidities -- 31. Arterial Stiffness and Amplification in the Very Old -- 32. Hypertension in Men and Women: Is It Different? -- 33. Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes and Smoking -- 34. Glucose, Insulin and Potential Strategies of Vascular Stiffening -- 35. Arterial Stiffness in Chronic Inflammation -- Part V. Stratifications of Cardiovascular Risk and Therapeutic Consequences on Arterial Stiffness and Wave Reflections -- 36. Outcome-Driven Thresholds for Pulse Pressure on Office and Out-of-the-Office Blood Pressure Measurement -- 37. Properties of Central Arteries in Populations of Different Ethnicity: Ethnicity and Central Arteries -- 38. Changing Concepts on the Role of Blood Pressure Reduction in Stroke Prevention with the Focus on ß-Blocking Agents -- 39. Decreasing Arterial Stiffness and/or Wave Reflections Independently of Mean Arterial Pressure: Effect of Antihypertensive Drugs (Part 1) -- 40. Decreasing Arterial Stiffness and/or Wave Reflections Independently of Mean Arterial Pressure: Effect of Non-antihypertensive Drugs (Part 2) -- 41. Blood Pressure Variability: Measurements, Influential Factors, Prognosis and Therapy -- 42. Nitrate: The Ideal Drug Action for Isolated Systolic Hypertension in Elderly? -- 43. De-stiffening Strategy, Sodium Balance, and Blockade of the Renin–Angiotensin System -- 44. Long-Term Effects of Calcium Channel Blockers on Central and Peripheral Arteries -- 45. Exercise Training for the Modification of Arterial Stiffness and Wave Reflections.
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Blood Pressure Monitoring in Cardiovascular Medicine and Therapeutics

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William B. White, editor. (Third edition) --Cham: Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Humana Press , c2016.
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This new edition is devoted to a broad array of topics involving the circadian variation in cardiovascular diseases, with focuses on hypertension, stroke, and coronary disease. The volume covers clinical and device research related to home and ambulatory BP monitoring, as there have been significant advances in technology since the publication of the previous edition. In addition, there is an increased focus on the applicability of home and ambulatory BP monitoring in drug development in all th…
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White, William B
Responsibility
William B. White, editor
Edition
Third edition
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Humana Press
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xviii, 418 p. : 85 illus., 34 illus. in color)
Series Title
Clinical hypertension and vascular diseases
ISBN
9783319227719
9783319227702 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Blood Pressure Monitoring, Ambulatory
Blood Pressure - physiology
Circadian rhythm - physiology
Heart Rate
Hypertension - diagnosis
Hypertension - therapy
Abstract
This new edition is devoted to a broad array of topics involving the circadian variation in cardiovascular diseases, with focuses on hypertension, stroke, and coronary disease. The volume covers clinical and device research related to home and ambulatory BP monitoring, as there have been significant advances in technology since the publication of the previous edition. In addition, there is an increased focus on the applicability of home and ambulatory BP monitoring in drug development in all therapeutic arenas. The text features contributions from chapter authors from around the world and who have great expertise in cardiovascular medicine, therapeutics, clinical trials, and evidence-based medicine. Blood Pressure Monitoring in Cardiovascular Medicine and Therapeutics, Third Edition is essential reading for a large audience, including those practicing cardiology and nephrology with a special focus in hypertension, geriatrics and internal medicine, clinical trialists, regulators in the US, Europe, and Japan, and physicians in training in cardiology, hypertension, pharmacology, nephrology and neurology.
Contents
Monitoring Blood Pressure in the Office -- Home (Self) Monitoring of the Blood Pressure -- Activity Monitoring and Effects of the Environment on Blood Pressure -- Ambulatory Monitoring of Blood Pressure: An Overview of Devices, Analyses, and Utility -- Validation and Reliability Testing of Blood Pressure Monitors -- Circadian and Cyclic Environmental Determinants of Blood Pressure Patterning and Implications for Therapeutic Interventions -- Blood Pressure Variability as Elusive Harbinger of Adverse Health Outcomes -- Physiologic Control of the Circadian Variability in Blood Pressure -- Prognostic Value of Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring -- Ambulatory blood pressure and stroke -- Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in Older Persons -- Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in Children and Adolescents -- Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in Special Populations: During Pregnancy -- Ambulatory Blood Pressure in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease -- Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in Coronary Artery Disease and Heart Failure -- Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in Special Populations: Masked Hypertension -- White coat Hypertension -- Gender and Circadian Rhythms in Cardiovascular Function -- Home (self) monitoring of Blood Pressure in Clinical Trials -- Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in Clinical Trials of Drugs and Devices -- Out-of-Office Monitoring in Clinical Practice.
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Chronomics and Continuous Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring : Vascular Chronomics : From 7-Day/24-Hour to Lifelong Monitoring

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Kuniaki Otsuka, Germaine Cornelissen, Franz Halberg. (1st ed.) --Tokyo: Springer Japan , c2016.
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This fascinating volume applies the concept of chronomics to the medical treatment of hypertension. It starts with the recent updates on chronomics, the analytic techniques, and their application to community-based assessments. The authors advocate the use of 7-day/24-h records of blood pressure, which is effective for finding masked hypertension, masked morning surge, and other rhythm abnormalities. Most organisms, from cyanobacteria to mammals, are known to use the circadian mechanism. Howeve…
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Author
Otsuka, Kuniaki
Other Authors
Cornelissen, Germaine
Halberg, Franz
Responsibility
Kuniaki Otsuka, Germaine Cornelissen, Franz Halberg
Edition
1st ed.
Place of Publication
Tokyo
Publisher
Springer Japan
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (lxxv, 870 p. : 644 illus., 275 illus. in color)
ISBN
9784431546313
9784431546306 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Blood Pressure Monitoring, Ambulatory
Chronobiology Phenomena
Hypertension
Abstract
This fascinating volume applies the concept of chronomics to the medical treatment of hypertension. It starts with the recent updates on chronomics, the analytic techniques, and their application to community-based assessments. The authors advocate the use of 7-day/24-h records of blood pressure, which is effective for finding masked hypertension, masked morning surge, and other rhythm abnormalities. Most organisms, from cyanobacteria to mammals, are known to use the circadian mechanism. However, our body systems also demonstrate circaseptan (roughly weekly), circannual (roughly yearly), and even longer rhythms. Chronomics monitors the physiological data and then analyzes the superimposed rhythms, isolating the cycles mathematically to determine how organisms and their environment interact. It is the study of interactions among time structures (chronomes) in and around us.
Contents
1. From chronobiology to chronomedicine: Days of creation -- 2. From chronomics to chronoastrobiology: Many rhythms are control information for whatever we do -- 3. Chronobioethics: what is life? -- 4. Chronobiology -- 5. Chronomics of heart rate variability -- 6. Chronomics of life for improving the quality of health -- 7. Chronomics of tree rings gauge climate change -- 8. Introduction to Chronobioengineering -- 9. What community-based glocal comprehensive assessment tells us: chronoecology is far superior to evidence-based medicine (EBM) -- 10. Community-based comprehensive geriatric assessment -- 11. Chronomic community screening: depressive mood, heart rate variability and cardiovascular outcomes in a community -- 12. Chronoecological "glocal" (global and local) comprehensive health-watch at high altitude -- 13. Chronoastrobiology -- 14. Heart rate variability reflecting the dynamics of solar activity -- 15. A transdisciplinary near-transyear in sudden cardiac death validates its counterpart in the solar wind and geomagnetics -- 16. Diagnosing vascular variability disorders and vascular variability syndromes -- 17. Among-day blood pressure variability assessed by 7-day/24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring and prognostic value of vascular variability anomalies -- 18. Case presentations I. Within-day BP variations observed using 7-day/24-hour ambulatory BP monitoring -- 19. Case presentations II. Vascular variability syndrome -- 20. Case presentations III. Among-day variability of circadian profiles of 24-hour ABP -- 21. "What is life?" Cycles tipping the scale between death and survival -- 22. Astro-glocal spatially and temporally (global & local) comprehensive health watch especially at high altitude -- 23. Chronobioethics and Alerting Chronobiological Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring (C-ABPM; stress/strain-test) For preventing cardiovascular and for understanding and avoiding/evading societal and natural cataclysms by personalized and generalized chronouspheres -- Closing Remarks.
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DASH : Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1158
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Hypertension (high blood pressure) causes your heart to work harder. This can harm your arteries and vital organs. High blood pressure can cause heart disease, kidney disease, and stroke. If you have high blood pressure, eating healthy, balanced meals and lowering your sodium (salt) intake can help. Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension are: high in low fat dairy products, abundant (high) in fruits and vegetables, restricted in sodium (salt), and heart healthy (low in total fat, saturated fat…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services
Alternate Title
The DASH Diet: Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (14 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hypertension - diet therapy
Blood Pressure
Subjects (LCSH)
Hypertension
Blood pressure
Salt-free diet
Abstract
Hypertension (high blood pressure) causes your heart to work harder. This can harm your arteries and vital organs. High blood pressure can cause heart disease, kidney disease, and stroke. If you have high blood pressure, eating healthy, balanced meals and lowering your sodium (salt) intake can help. Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension are: high in low fat dairy products, abundant (high) in fruits and vegetables, restricted in sodium (salt), and heart healthy (low in total fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, and trans fat). Best choices and foods to avoid are listed. How to read a food label is provided. Recommended daily serving sizes and additional resources are included.
Notes
Previous title: The DASH Diet: Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension
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Prepared by: Nutrition and Food Services
Pamphlet Number
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Hemodynamic Monitoring in the ICU

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Raphael Giraud, Karim Bendjelid. --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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This book describes the pathophysiological significance of the hemodynamic monitoring parameters available to the clinician and their role in providing reliable and reproducible information on the cardiocirculatory status of a patient in shock. It is explained how measurements of these parameters enable the intensivist to understand the patient's condition and to make more informed treatment decisions in order to optimize the hemodynamic status and improve the prognosis. Full guidance is provid…
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Giraud, Raphael
Other Authors
Bendjelid, Karim
Responsibility
Raphael Giraud, Karim Bendjelid
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xviii, 95 p. : 55 illus., 54 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319294308
9783319294292 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Blood Pressure Determination
Hemodynamic Monitoring
Intensive Care Units
Monitoring, Physiologic - methods
Abstract
This book describes the pathophysiological significance of the hemodynamic monitoring parameters available to the clinician and their role in providing reliable and reproducible information on the cardiocirculatory status of a patient in shock. It is explained how measurements of these parameters enable the intensivist to understand the patient's condition and to make more informed treatment decisions in order to optimize the hemodynamic status and improve the prognosis. Full guidance is provided on measurement of intravascular blood pressures, cardiac output, and derived variables. Methods of cardiac output determination based on the classical pulmonary thermodilution, transpulmonary thermodilution, echocardiography, and Doppler techniques are reviewed. Techniques based on calibrated and non-calibrated pulse contour analysis are discussed, with attention to their limitations. Furthermore, the dynamic indices of fluid responsiveness, their clinical applications, and issues related to their use are addressed. Care is also taken to explain the physiological concepts underlying various devices used by anesthesiologists and intensivists.
Contents
Blood pressure -- Monitoring of cardiac output and its derivatives -- Hemodynamic monitoring techniques -- Monitoring the adequacy of oxygen supply and demand -- Echocardiography -- Preload dependency dynamic indices -- Perspectives.
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High blood pressure (hypertension)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Hypertension Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0715
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The heart pumps blood around the body through blood vessels called arteries. Blood pressure is the force that the blood places on the walls of your arteries as it moves. This pamphlet explains what high blood pressure is, how it is is measured, and treatment.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Hypertension Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hypertension
Blood pressure
Subjects (LCSH)
Hypertension
Blood pressure
Abstract
The heart pumps blood around the body through blood vessels called arteries. Blood pressure is the force that the blood places on the walls of your arteries as it moves. This pamphlet explains what high blood pressure is, how it is is measured, and treatment.
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Prepared by: Hypertension Clinic
Pamphlet Number
0715
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Home blood pressure monitoring

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Hypertension Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
1197
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This pamphlet describes how to take your blood pressure at home. Topics include: advantages of monitoring your blood pressure at home, things to consider when buying a blood pressure monitor, how to measure, ideal blood pressure numbers at home, as well as a diagram showing the right way to take your blood pressure. The French version of this pamphlet 2197, "Surveiller la tension artérielle à la maison," is also available.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Hypertension Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Blood Pressure Monitoring, Ambulatory
Subjects (LCSH)
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
Abstract
This pamphlet describes how to take your blood pressure at home. Topics include: advantages of monitoring your blood pressure at home, things to consider when buying a blood pressure monitor, how to measure, ideal blood pressure numbers at home, as well as a diagram showing the right way to take your blood pressure. The French version of this pamphlet 2197, "Surveiller la tension artérielle à la maison," is also available.
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Prepared by: Hypertension Clinic
Pamphlet Number
1197
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Home Blood Pressure Monitoring

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George S. Stergiou, Gianfranco Parati, Giuseppe Mancia, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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Hypertension remains a leading cause of disability and death worldwide. Self-monitoring of blood pressure by patients at home is currently recommended as a valuable tool for the diagnosis and management of hypertension. Unfortunately, in clinical practice, home blood pressure monitoring is often inadequately implemented, mostly due to the use of inaccurate devices and inappropriate methodologies. Thus, the potential of the method to improve the management of hypertension and cardiovascular dise…
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Stergiou, George S.
Parati, Gianfranco
Mancia, Giuseppe
Other Authors
European Society of Hypertension
Responsibility
George S. Stergiou, Gianfranco Parati, Giuseppe Mancia, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (viii, 174 p.) : 25 illus., 9 illus. in color
Series Title
Updates in hypertension and cardiovascular protection
ISBN
9783030230654
9783030230647 (Print ed.)
9783030230661 (Print ed.)
9783030230678 (Print ed.)
ISSN
2366-4606
Subjects (MeSH)
Blood Pressure Determination - methods
Blood Pressure Monitoring, Ambulatory
Hypertension - prevention & control
Specialty
Cardiology
Monitoring, Physiologic
Abstract
Hypertension remains a leading cause of disability and death worldwide. Self-monitoring of blood pressure by patients at home is currently recommended as a valuable tool for the diagnosis and management of hypertension. Unfortunately, in clinical practice, home blood pressure monitoring is often inadequately implemented, mostly due to the use of inaccurate devices and inappropriate methodologies. Thus, the potential of the method to improve the management of hypertension and cardiovascular disease prevention has not yet been exhausted. This volume presents the available evidence on home blood pressure monitoring, discusses its strengths and limitations, and presents strategies for its optimal implementation in clinical practice. Written by distinguished international experts, it offers a complete source of information and guide for practitioners and researchers dealing with the management of hypertension.
Contents
1. Devices for Home Blood Pressure Monitoring -- 2. Cuff Design for Home Blood Pressure Monitors -- 3. Home Blood Pressure and Preclinical Organ Damage -- 4. Home Blood Pressure as Predictor of Adverse Health Outcomes -- 5. Diagnostic Value of Home Blood Pressure -- 6. Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Schedule -- 7. Home Blood Pressure Monitoring for Treatment Titration -- 8. Home Blood Pressure Monitoring, Treatment Adherence and Hypertension Control -- 9. Home Blood Pressure Monitoring: Cost-Effectiveness, Patients’ Preference and Barriers for Clinical Use -- 10. Home Blood Pressure Monitoring in Clinical Research -- 11. Home Blood Pressure Telemonitoring: Conventional Approach and Perspectives from Mobile Health Technology -- 12. Nocturnal Home Blood Pressure Monitoring -- 13. Home Blood Pressure Monitoring in Children, Pregnancy, and Chronic Kidney Disease -- 14. Home Blood Pressure Variability -- 15. Home Versus Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring -- 16. Guidelines for Home Blood Pressure Monitoring.
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Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease

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Emmanuel A. Andreadis, editor. --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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This book reviews the recent advances in understanding the pathophysiology and the fundamental diagnostic, clinical, and therapeutic aspects of arterial hypertension. It collates and updates the knowledge in this area and focuses on how to approach a patient with hypertension and cardiovascular disease. There is an overall emphasis on the deleterious consequences that hypertension has on the cardiovascular system, since hypertension often coexists with heart disease, arrhythmia and dyslipidemia…
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Andreadis, Emmanuel A
Responsibility
Emmanuel A. Andreadis, editor
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 385 p. : 78 illus., 50 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319395999
9783319395975 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Blood Pressure - physiology
Comorbidity
Hypertension
Abstract
This book reviews the recent advances in understanding the pathophysiology and the fundamental diagnostic, clinical, and therapeutic aspects of arterial hypertension. It collates and updates the knowledge in this area and focuses on how to approach a patient with hypertension and cardiovascular disease. There is an overall emphasis on the deleterious consequences that hypertension has on the cardiovascular system, since hypertension often coexists with heart disease, arrhythmia and dyslipidemia, further increasing total cardiovascular risk. Each chapter adopts a concise approach to its topic and can therefore also be read as a standalone article. Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease is a valuable text for scientists engaged in this complex field. It further serves to inspire young physicians, and emphasizes the need for scientific rigor to be applied to patient care as well as research.
Contents
1. Hypertension: A Growing Threat -- 2. Techniques for Measuring Blood Pressure in the Office Setting -- 3. Home Blood Pressure Measurements -- 4. 24-hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Measurements -- 5. Central Blood Pressure Measurement -- 6. The Progression of Hypertensive Heart Disease to Left Ventricular Hypertrophy and Heart Failure -- 7. Systemic Hemodynamics in Hypertension -- 8. Structural Alterations in the Hypertensive Heart Disease Result in Intercalated Disc Remodeling and Arrhythmias -- 9. Prevention and Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation in Patients with Hypertension -- 10. Echocardiographic Assessment of Hypertensive Patients -- 11. Biomarkers of Oxidative Stress in Human Hypertension -- 12. The Role of Diet in the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease -- 13. The Role of Exercise and Physical Activity in the Prevention of Hypertensive Heart Disease -- 14. Hypertension and Atherosclerosis: Pathophysiology, Mechanisms and Benefits of BP Control -- 15. Selecting Optimum Antihypertensive Therapy -- 16. The J-Curve Phenomenon in Hypertension -- 17. Follow-Up of the Hypertensive Patients with Cardiovascular Disease -- 18. Hypertension and Sudden Cardiac Death -- 19. Approach to Erectile Dysfunction in Patients with Hypertension and Coronary Artery Disease -- 20. Postmenopausal Hypertension and Coronary Artery Disease Risk -- 21. “The Economic Burden of Hypertension” -- 22. Hypertension; Grey Zones, Future Perspectives.
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Non-invasive vascular lab tests

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Non-Invasive Vascular Diagnostics Lab. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
0007
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The Vascular Lab has special testing equipment that can tell us about the pressure and amount of blood flowing through your arteries and veins. Tests described in this pamphlet include: Ankle Brachial Index (ABI) blood flow test, treadmill exercise test, arterial duplex test, carotid duplex evaluation, venous duplex ultrasound, and blood flow evaluation of fingers and/or toes.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Non-Invasive Vascular Diagnostics Lab
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Blood Pressure
Ultrasonography, Doppler
Veins
Arteries
Subjects (LCSH)
Diagnostic ultrasonic imaging
Doppler ultrasonography
Blood pressure--Measurement
Arteries
Veins
Abstract
The Vascular Lab has special testing equipment that can tell us about the pressure and amount of blood flowing through your arteries and veins. Tests described in this pamphlet include: Ankle Brachial Index (ABI) blood flow test, treadmill exercise test, arterial duplex test, carotid duplex evaluation, venous duplex ultrasound, and blood flow evaluation of fingers and/or toes.
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Previous title: Non-invasive vascular lab testing
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Prepared: Non-Invasive Vascular Diagnostics Lab
Pamphlet Number
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Pulse Waves : How Vascular Hemodynamics Affects Blood Pressure

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Paolo Salvi. (Second edition) --Cham: Springer , 2017.
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This new, revised and updated edition takes into account the most recent advances in the understanding of human pathophysiology. The book presents the complex basic principles of vascular hemodynamics and its pathophysiologie in a direct and effective way, stressing the importance of the mechanical properties of large arteries in the origin of blood pressure. The readily understandable text, supported by helpful images, describes the elements that define blood pressure and explains such importa…
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Salvi, Paolo
Responsibility
Paolo Salvi
Edition
Second edition
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xv, 217 pages) : 200 illus., 103 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319405018
9783319404998 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Blood Pressure - physiology
Blood Pressure Determination
Hemodynamics
Hypertension - etiology
Hypertension - physiopathology
Abstract
This new, revised and updated edition takes into account the most recent advances in the understanding of human pathophysiology. The book presents the complex basic principles of vascular hemodynamics and its pathophysiologie in a direct and effective way, stressing the importance of the mechanical properties of large arteries in the origin of blood pressure. The readily understandable text, supported by helpful images, describes the elements that define blood pressure and explains such important concepts as pulse wave velocity, central blood pressure, reflected waves, and pulse pressure amplification. Entirely new chapters are included on the sympathetic nervous system and arterial stiffness and on the role played by arterial stiffness in influencing blood pressure variability. The book will enable the physician to answer some of the key questions encountered when addressing the problem of arterial hypertension in everyday clinical practice: How is blood pressure generated? How should blood pressure values be interpreted? Is systolic blood pressure of greater importance than diastolic blood pressure?
Contents
1. Vascular Hemodynamics and Blood Pressure -- 2. Pulse Wave Velocity and Arterial Stiffness Assessment -- 3. Arterial Stiffness and Blood Pressure Variability -- 4 Central Blood Pressure: Part 1, pathophysiology -- 5. Central Blood Pressure: Part 2, Pulse Wave Analysis -- 6. Aortic Stiffness and Myocardial Ischemia -- 7. Arterial Stiffness in Chronic Kidney Disease -- 8. Pulse Wave Velocity and Pulse Wave Analysis in Experimental Animals.
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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Surveiller la tension artérielle à la maison

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Hypertension Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2197
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Ce dépliant porte sur le suivi et la surveillance de la tension (pression) artérielle à la maison. Il décrit les avantages de la surveiller à la maison, les choses à considérer quand on achète tensiomètre (appareil de mesure de la tension), comment mesurer la tension artérielle et les valeurs cibles à la maison. Il comprend aussi une illustration qui montre comment mesurer la tension artérielle.This pamphlet describes how to take your blood pressure at home. Topics include: advantages of monit…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Hypertension Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Blood Pressure Monitoring, Ambulatory
Subjects (LCSH)
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
Specialty
Cardiovascular System
Abstract
Ce dépliant porte sur le suivi et la surveillance de la tension (pression) artérielle à la maison. Il décrit les avantages de la surveiller à la maison, les choses à considérer quand on achète tensiomètre (appareil de mesure de la tension), comment mesurer la tension artérielle et les valeurs cibles à la maison. Il comprend aussi une illustration qui montre comment mesurer la tension artérielle.This pamphlet describes how to take your blood pressure at home. Topics include: advantages of monitoring your blood pressure at home, things to consider when buying a blood pressure monitor, how to measure, ideal blood pressure numbers at home, as well as a diagram showing the right way to take your blood pressure.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Home Blood Pressure Monitoring" pamphlet 1197. This pamphlet describes how to take your blood pressure at home. Topics include: advantages of monitoring your blood pressure at home, things to consider when buying a blood pressure monitor, how to measure, ideal blood pressure numbers at home, as well as a diagram showing the right way to take your blood pressure.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Hypertension Clinic
Pamphlet Number
2197
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