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  1. 1. Hypertension in Vietnam : from community-based studies to a national targeted programme

    Author : Pham Thai Son; Peter Byass; Alexandra Krettek; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hypertension; risk factor; community; programme; Vietnam; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: In the context of transitional Vietnam, hypertension has been shown to be one of the ten leading causes of morbidity and mortality in hospitals. However, population-based data on hypertension are to a large extent lacking. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cardiovascular disease and hypertension : Population-based studies on self-rated health and health-related quality of life in Sweden

    Author : Carola Bardage; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pharmacy; Cardiovascular disease; hypertension; antihypertensive treatment; side effects; self-rated health; health-related quality of life; health-state utilities; SF-36 Health Survey; rating scale; time trade-off; general population; twins; FARMACI; PHARMACY; FARMACI; Social Pharmacy; samhällsfarmaci;

    Abstract : The aim with this thesis was to study cardiovascular disease and hypertension, use of drugs and health from an epidemiological perspective. Various methods - self-rated health (SRH), health related quality of life (HRQL) - the 36-item short form questionnaire (SF-36) - and health utility measurements - the rating scale (RS) and the time-trade off (TTO) methods - were employed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Chronic Hypertension and Pregnancy : Epidemiological Aspects on Maternal and Perinatal Complications

    Author : Karin Zetterström; Solveig Lindeberg; Ulf Hanson; Bengt Haglund; Henry Nisell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Obstetrics and gynaecology; chronic hypertension; preeclampsia; gestational diabetes; abruptio placenta; SGA; perinatal death; stillbirth; neonatal death; gender; generation; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar;

    Abstract : These studies were undertaken to investigate risks of maternal and perinatal complications in pregnant women with chronic hypertensive disease, and to investigate future risk of preeclampsia in women born small for gestational age (SGA). Population based cohort studies using the Swedish Medical Birth Register from different years were performed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Blood pressure in advanced age : with focus on epidemiology, cognitive impairment and mortality

    Author : Lena Molander; Hugo Lövheim; Yngve Gustafson; Miia Kivipelto; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Blood pressure; hypertension; very old; mortality; epidemiology; cognitive impairment; dementia; Blodtryck; hypertoni; mycket gamla; dödlighet; epidemiologi; demens; Geriatrics and medical gerontology; Geriatrik och medicinsk gerontologi; geriatrik; Geriatrics; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : The general conception is that blood pressure increases with age, but that diastolic blood pressure (DBP) starts decreasing in the elderly. There are, however, indications that systolic blood pressure (SBP) might also decline in advanced age, but further studies are needed to establish whether this is true. READ MORE

  5. 5. Influence of age, hypertension or myocardial infarction on cardiovascular responses to changes in body position : a population-based study in 30-, 50- and 60-year-old men

    Author : Anna Hofsten; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Age factors; blood pressure; epidemiology; hypertension; myocardial infarction; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : An age-related attenuation of the normal increase in diastolic blood pressure and heart rate upon standing has previously been observed in man. Whether this is due to aging as such or is a consequence of a higher prevalence of cardiovascular disease in older compared to younger subjects is unclear. READ MORE