3 edition of Hypertension in children found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||[edited by] Leonard G. Feld ; foreword by Alan B. Gruskin.|
|Contributions||Feld, Leonard G.|
|LC Classifications||RJ426.H9 H95 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 233 p. :|
|Number of Pages||233|
|LC Control Number||96009301|
Simple table to identify children and adolescents needing further evaluation of blood pressure Any reading equal to or above the readings in the simplified table indicates potentially abnormal blood pressures in one of three ranges: prehypertension; stage 1 hypertension; or stage 2 hypertension and identifies blood pressures that requires additional evaluation. Secondary forms of hypertension are more common in younger children than in adolescents, and often, in those presenting with very elevated blood pressure readings. After careful clinical evaluation, most causes of secondary hypertension in children are readily identifiable.
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Hypertension in children and adolescence is becoming an increasing health problem. The prevalence of pre-hypertension is approximately 14% in boys and 6% in girls (age 8–17 years) [1, 2], and the prevalence of hypertension is estimated to be 3–4% (age 3–18 years) [3, 4].One in three of the hypertensive children develops end-organ damage, including ventricular hypertrophy , chronic Author: Anne-Maj Sofia Samuelsson. Hypertension in children: Introduction. Hypertension in children: Hypertension in children is a condition in which a child has an abnormal elevation in blood pressure. See detailed information below for a list of 60 causes of Hypertension in children, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.» Review Causes of Hypertension in children: Causes | Symptom Checker».
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This book is devoted to hypertension in children and adolescents, a clinical issue that – thanks to the strides made in several areas of pathophysiological and clinical research – has received growing interest in cardiovascular medicine over the last several years.
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Books. Go Search Hello Select your address Cited by: Introduction. This book is devoted to hypertension in children Hypertension in children book adolescents, a clinical issue that – thanks to the strides made in several areas of pathophysiological and clinical research – has received growing interest in cardiovascular medicine over the last several years.
Given the increasing prevalence of hypertension in children and adolescents, this book represents an important. Hypertension in children is an important health issue and deserves a greater awareness among health care providers and the general population (1).
When evaluating a suspected hypertensive child, it is Hypertension in children book that clinicians utilize proper tools to measure and interpret the blood pressure (BP) readings. The preferred method is auscultation using a mercury sphygmomanometer connected to the Author: Saroj Nimkarn.
The fourth edition of this book is the most comprehensive major reference work on hypertension in children and adolescents. Since the publication of the previous edition, there have been notable changes in the field, with the arrival of new evidence of the long-term sequelae of hypertension in youth, an evidence-based review of the value of routine BP screening in children and adolescents, and.
Children and adolescents at no increased Hypertension risk. Start at age 3 years old and screen every year (AAP ) to every 2 years (European Society Hypertension ); Other organizations (USPTF and AAFP, ) have cited insufficient evidence for recommendations. National guidelines for the diagnosis and management of hypertension in children have been available for nearly 40 years.
Unfortunately, knowledge and recognition of the problem by clinicians remain poor. Prevalence estimates are highly variable because of differing standards, populations, and blood pressure (BP) measurement techniques. Estimates in the United States range from % to %.
The Rising Problem of High Blood Pressure in Children: As More and More Youngsters Become Overweight and Obese, the Condition Is Becoming More Evident at Much Earlier Ages By Price, Winston Ebony, Vol. 63, No. 3, January 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. INTRODUCTION. Nations throughout the developed world are facing an emerging epidemic of pediatric hypertension that has paralleled an increasing prevalence of childhood obesity.In recent cross-sectional studies, greater than one out of every seven United States children and adolescents demonstrate prehypertension with over 3% meeting diagnostic criteria for hypertension.
Pathological increase in blood pressure defined as one of the following: History of hypertension diagnosed and treated with medication, diet, and/or exercise; On at least 2 separate occasions, documented blood pressure greater than mm Hg systolic and/or 90 mm Hg diastolic in patients without diabetes or chronic kidney disease, or blood.
Causes of hypertension in children. Primary hypertension. Primary hypertension means that the hypertension does not seem to be caused by some other underlyng medical condition.
Many doctors think that the incidence of childhood or adolescent hypertension has been rising along with the obesity epidemic. The majority of teens and children over. Description The revised and updated 2nd Edition provides a logical, practical framework for managing patients with hypertension.
Today's leading experts discuss all aspects of the. Retinopathy, microalbuminuria, and increased carotid artery thickness have all been reported in children with primary hypertension.4, 5 Documenting LVH is.
Inthe American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) published a new clinical practice guideline for the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of high BP in children and adolescents.
1 This new guideline builds on accumulating evidence and provides guidance for managing hypertension in children with the aims of increasing hypertension recognition and reducing hypertension-related complications. This article. Definitions of hypertension in children, predictors of future hypertension, risk factors-race and ethnicity, diet, obesity, and society-and special populations are discussed at length.
Comprehensive chapters on both primary and secondary hypertension in children point out differences in presentation between the pediatric and adult populations. In children hypertension can be caused by multiple conditions, and therefore it is warranted to consider a wide range of differential diagnoses and to search for definable causes of hypertension.
The goal of treatment for hypertension is to decrease the short-and long-term risks of cardiovascular, neurological, and renal disease. This outstanding second edition amplifies and improves this premier text on hypertension in neonates, children, and adolescents.
Previous chapters have been fully revised and new chapters have been added to cover important topics of recent interest, such as the metabolic syndrome, the impact of exercise on blood pressure, the many uses of ambulatory monitoring, and the relationship of sleep.
S.M. Willen, M.T. GladwinWhat is the role of screening for pulmonary hypertension in adults and children with sickle cell disease. Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program, (1) (), pp.
Epub /12/ Hypertension is a common condition that affects one in every three adults in the United States. The AHA/ACC guidelines define it as a blood pressure of ≥ /80 mm Hg and by JNC 8 criteria as ≥ /90 mm ension can be classified as either primary (essential) or secondary. children with proven secondary hypertension, specific treatment of the un-derlying disease must be initiated immediately after detection.
In children with primary hypertension, antihypertensive therapy should first target the risk factors for BP elevation (i.e. overweight, increased salt intake, low. Severe Hypertension and Nephrotic Range Proteinuria Resistant Hypertension – Trials and Tribulations International Society of Hypertension Global Hypertension Practice Guidelines.Now in its thoroughly updated Fourth Edition, the Hypertension Primer is a comprehensive, readable source of state-of-the-art scientific and clinical information on hypertension.
The book contains short chapters by distinguished experts that cover every aspect of hypertension and its pathogenesis, epidemiology, impact, and management.