3 edition of Hypertension in blacks found in the catalog.
Hypertension in blacks
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||[edited by] W. Dallas Hall, Elijah Saunders, Neil B. Shulman.|
|Contributions||Hall, W. Dallas 1938-, Saunders, Elijah., Shulman, Neil.|
|LC Classifications||RC685.H8 H783 1985|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 263 p. :|
|Number of Pages||263|
|LC Control Number||85003311|
title = "Hypertension Treatment in Blacks: Discussion of the U.S. Clinical Practice Guidelines", abstract = "Blacks are especially susceptible to hypertension (HTN) and its associated organ damage leading to adverse cardiovascular, cerebrovascular and renal outcomes. Accordingly, HTN is particularly significant in contributing to the black-white racial differences in health . Hypertension is a major disease in the black population of sub-Saharan Africa and the U.S. The prevalence of hypertension varies from % of the adult population.
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Pathophysiology of Hypertension in Blacks examines the research that has been done to explain the pathogenesis of hypertension among black Americans. The book presents underlying physiological mechanisms that may become impaired and sets the stage for the application of modern molecular biology to the pathophysiology of hypertension in blacks. In treating hypertension in blacks, diuretics and calcium channel blockers (CCBs) are the recommended first-step agents. 1 Further, the Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT) reported that in blacks, the outcome was better after treatment with diuretics than it was following treatment with ACEIs. 2.
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See all formats and editions/5(2). This volume discusses the many ways to prevent, identify and control hypertension in African Americans, a common and potent risk factor for virtually all forms of cardiovascular-renal diseases.
Comprehensive chapters address modifiable risk factors, such as lifestyle changes, especially sodium restriction, and appropriate combination Manufacturer: Humana. The purpose of the book is to highlight resources and systems-level interventions regarding high blood pressure control of African American men to stakeholders (such as state and local government agencies, health care organizations, non-profit organizations, and others) to facilitate positive changes in their states and Size: 1MB.
Hypertension in Blacks: a literature review Article Literature Review (PDF Available) in Ethnicity & disease 13(4) February. Hypertension in African Americans and Its Related Chronic Diseases By Moulton, Sandra A Journal of Cultural Diversity, Vol.
16, No. 4, Winter PR PEER-REVIEWED PERIODICAL Peer-reviewed publications on Questia are publications containing articles which were subject to evaluation for accuracy and substance by professional peers of the article's author(s). Tthe book and executive summary consist of the following information: Burden data pertaining to African American men and high blood pressure.
Effective and culturally appropriate promising practices and interventions. A list of men’s health informational resources. This brochure makes recommendations on how to control high blood pressure, and shares statistics specific to African Americans and heart Hypertension in blacks book.
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Non-Hispanic blacks (NHB) have significantly higher rates of hypertension compared to non-Hispanic whites (NHW), while Hispanics and non-Hispanic Asians (NHA) have lower rates than both groups. 2 In an NHANES survey, 3 hypertension control rates among non-Hispanic white adults (%) was significantly higher than NHB (%), NHA (%), and.
The prevalence of hypertension is higher in both middle-aged and older African Americans compared with non-Hispanic whites. 10,11 As presented in Figure 1, data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), show the racial disparities with black men and women having significantly higher rates of hypertension than white men.
For African-Americans, high blood pressure often develops early in life. The prevalence of high blood pressure (HBP or hypertension) in African-Americans in the United States is among the highest in the world.
More than 40 percent of non-Hispanic African-American men and women have high blood pressure. Book description The third edition of Hypertension: A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease, by Drs.
George L. Bakris and Matthew Sorrentino, focuses on every aspect of managing and treating patie read full description. In South Africa, the entire β-chain was sequenced and a novel mutation, the (or RQ), present only in black and mixed ancestry South Africans, was found.
25 It was associated with low-renin, low-aldosterone hypertension (Liddle phenotype), hypertension in kindreds, and early severe preeclampsia. It was not seen in blacks living in West by: Hypertension is a growing global problem. 5 Yet, the greatest adverse consequences of hypertension, particularly stroke, heart failure, and end‐stage renal disease, occur in black individuals of African descent.
In the United States, black‐white stroke disparities extend to prehypertension. 6 Several factors likely contribute to greater. Hypertension, currently defined as a blood pressure > mm Hg (systolic) and/or > 90 mm Hg (diastolic), is a common problem. In a western adult population the prevalence of hypertension exceeds 20%.
1 The prevalence of hypertension increases with age and is higher in ethnic minority groups in the UK. In the Health Survey for England () the prevalence of hypertension. This volume discusses the many ways to prevent, identify and control hypertension in African Americans, a common and potent risk factor for virtually all forms of cardiovascular-renal diseases.
Comprehensive chapters address modifiable risk factors, such as lifestyle changes, especially sodium restriction, and appropriate combination. Ed J D Swales Blackwell Scientific, £, pp ISBN 0 7 The second edition of Sir George Pickering's singole author treatise, High Blood Pressure, published incomprised pages including approximately references.
Such have been the pace and breadth of research in hypertension over the past 25 years that in this first edition of Textbook of Hypertension.
High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, affects African-Americans in unique ways. African-Americans develop high blood pressure at younger ages than other groups in. The International Society on Hypertension in Blacks (ISHIB) has been at the forefront of recognizing the critical need for more effective management of hypertension (HTN) in blacks.
Accordingly, in March ofthe ISHIB published a consensus statement on the “Management of High Blood Pressure in African American,” 1 the first such document to focus primarily on HTN in blacks or in any black by: Estimates of hypertension risk among blacks in the US have been framed almost exclusively in terms of a comparison to whites.3, 6, 7, 8, 9Even setting aside the obvious heterogeneity within each of these groups, epidemiology does not have sufficient descriptive power to characterize aggregate risk of environmental exposures for hypertension at the population level, and black Cited by: In adults, hypertension occurs more often in blacks (41%) than in whites (28%) or Mexican Americans (28%), and morbidity and mortality are greater in blacks.
Blood pressure increases with age. About two thirds of people > 65 have hypertension, and people with a normal BP at age 55 have a 90% lifetime risk of developing hypertension. hypertension in blacks Download hypertension in blacks or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.
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African Americans are over-burdened with hypertension resulting in excess morbidity and mortality. We highlight the health impact of hypertension in this population, review important observations regarding disease pathogenesis, and outline evidence-based treatment, current treatment guidelines, and management approaches.
Hypertension accounts for 50%. The International Society on Hypertenson in Blacks (ISHIB) consensus statement on hypertension in African-Americans, published insuggested that African-Americans should be managed aggressively with combination therapy when BP was 15/10mmHg greater than their BP by: 2.