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Guidelines for the Management of Arterial Hypertension 2003 European Society of Hypertension European Society of Cardiology Guidelines Committee (Special Issue Heart Drug 2004, 1) by Sverre E. Kjeldsen

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  • Cardiovascular medicine,
  • Cardiology,
  • Medical

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Number of Pages54
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ISBN 103805577540
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Perioperative management of hypertension. 9 Managing concomitant cardiovascular disease risk. Statins and lipid-lowering drugs. Antiplatelet therapy and anticoagulant therapy. Glucose-lowering drugs and blood pressure. 10 Patient follow-up. Follow-up of hypertensive patients. Follow-up of subjects with high–normal. European Society of Hypertension - European Society of Cardiology Guidelines for the Management of Arterial Hypertension Sverre Erik Kjeldsen Hypertension, hypercholesterolemia and smoking present the number one risk factors for cardiovascular disease and death. The ESH/ESC Guidelines have since been revised and updated in light of changes in the field and in the pursuit of good medicine and practice, and have recently been published in their second incarnation in the Journal of Hypertension (ESH/ESC Hypertension Practice Guidelines Committee In June , the European Society of Hypertension (ESH) and the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) released new guidelines for the management of hypertension, recommending that all patients, except special populations such as patients with diabetes and the .

  Introduction. Hypertension is the leading cause of death, premature morbidity, and disability-adjusted life years worldwide and a primary risk factor for coronary artery disease (CAD), cerebrovascular disease (CeVD), heart failure (HF), chronic kidney disease (CKD), and dementia. 1,2 Given the importance of hypertension management to reduce cardiovascular (CV) morbidity and . Hypertension (HTN or HT), also known as high blood pressure (HBP), is a long-term medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is persistently elevated. High blood pressure typically does not cause symptoms. Long-term high blood pressure, however, is a major risk factor for coronary artery disease, stroke, heart failure, atrial fibrillation, peripheral arterial disease, vision Causes: Usually lifestyle and genetic factors. treatment approaches to hypertension has become avail-able and therefore updating of the previous guidelines has been found advisable. In preparing the new guidelines the Committee estab-lished by the ESH and ESC has agreed to adhere to the principles informing the Guidelines, namely 1) to try to offer the best available and most balanced Cited by: These guidelines also appear in the Journal of Hypertension, doi: /hjhcc and in Blood Pressure, doi: / With special thanks to Mrs Clara Sincich and Mrs Donatella Mihalich for their Size: 4MB.

The guidelines for the management of arterial hypertension from the ESH and the ESC 4 define hypertensive emergency as elevations in SBP > mmHg or diastolic blood pressure (DBP) > mmHg associated with progressive or impending organ dysfunction. In cases other than acute stroke, pulmonary edema, or aortic dissection, ESH/ESC Cited by: For adults with confirmed hypertension and known stable CVD or ≥10% year ASCVD risk, a BP target of. Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) Screening for the detection of hypertension. Confirming the diagnosis of hypertension. 3. Clinical evaluation. When to refer a patient with hypertension for hospital-based care. 4. Treatment of Hypertension. BP thresholds for treatment. BP treatment targets. You'll find the long-term effects of primary and secondary hypertension and a lengthy section on hypertensions for special populations featured prominently. Prevention and treatment of hypertension are covered in detail, from lifestyle and diet issues to drug choice and delivery, and the section on comparison of guidelines is unique to this book.