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Hypertensive crisis: clinical characteristics of patients with hypertensive urgency, emergency and pseudocrisis at a public emergency department

Angela Maria Geraldo Pierin ORCID logo , Carime Farah Flórido ORCID logo , Juliano dos Santos ORCID logo

DOI: 10.31744/einstein_journal/2019AO4685

ABSTRACT Objective: To assess patients with hypertensive crisis, classified as urgency, emergency or pseudocrisis, and identify the associated variables. Methods: We evaluated a total of 508 patients (57% women; 56.3±13.8 years old) with hypertensive crisis (diastolic blood pressure of 120mmHg), aged 18 years or over, seen at the emergency department of a public general hospital. Results: The prevalence of hypertensive crises was 6/1,000; in that, 71.7% presented hypertensive urgency, 19.1% hypertensive emergency, and 9.2% hypertensive pseudocrisis. In the multinominal logistic […]

Factors associated with hospital admissions due to hypertension

Rosimery Cruz de Oliveira Dantas ORCID logo , João Paulo Teixeira da Silva ORCID logo , Davidson Cruz de Oliveira Dantas ORCID logo , Ângelo Giuseppe Roncalli ORCID logo

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082018AO4283

ABSTRACT Objective: To study the temporality of hospital admissions due to arterial hypertension and its associated factors. Methods: An ecological study with secondary data on hospital admissions due to essential arterial hypertension – ICD 10, from the Hospital Information System, the Mortality Information System and and the Primary Care Information System, between 2010 and 2015. Descriptive analysis using means, proportions and linear regression. Results: We recorded 493,299 hospitalizations due to arterial hypertension from 2010 to 2015, with an average annual […]

Association between active commuting and elevated blood pressure in adolescents

Fábio da Silva Santana, Aline Cabral Palmeira, Marcos André Moura dos Santos, Breno Quintella Farah, Bruna Cadengue Coêlho de Souza, Raphael Mendes Ritti-Dias

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017AO4093

ABSTRACT Objective: To analyze the association between active commuting and blood pressure in adolescents. Methods: This is a cross-sectional study with high school students from public education network in the state of Pernambuco, Brazil. Data from 6039 students (14 to 19 years) were collected using a questionnaire. “Physically inactive” were considered those who reported not to walk or ride a bicycle to and from school on any day of the past week, and/or those who, regardless of the weekly frequency […]

Maintenance of exercise training benefits is associated with adequate milk and dairy products intake in elderly hypertensive subjects following detraining

Wilson Max Almeida Monteiro de Moraes, Neucilane Silveira dos Santos, Larissa Pereira Aguiar, Luís Gustavo Oliveira de Sousa

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017AO4048

ABSTRACT Objective To investigate whether maintenance of exercise training benefits is associated with adequate milk and dairy products intake in hypertensive elderly subjects after detraining. Methods Twenty-eight elderly hypertensive patients with optimal clinical treatment underwent 16 weeks of multicomponent exercise training program followed by 6 weeks of detraining, and were classified according to milk and dairy products intake as low milk (

Effect of maternal diabetes on female offspring

Juliana de Oliveira Martins, Maurício Isaac Panício, Marcos Paulo Suehiro Dantas, Guiomar Nascimento Gomes

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082014AO3200

ObjectiveTo evaluate the effect of maternal diabetes on the blood pressure and kidney function of female offspring, as well as if such changes exacerbate during pregnancy.MethodsDiabetes mellitus was induced in female rats with the administration of streptozotocin in a single dose, one week before mating. During pregnancy, blood pressure was measured through plethysmography. On the 20th day of pregnancy, the animals were placed for 24 hours in metabolic cages to obtain urine samples. After the animals were removed from the […]

Factors that interfere the medication compliance in hypertensive patients

Ana Carolina Queiroz Godoy Daniel, Eugenia Velludo Veiga

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000300012

Objective:To characterize the factors that interfere in drug treatment compliance in a group of individuals with arterial hypertension.METHODS:A non-experimental descriptive study that analyzed a sample of 80 patients diagnosed with arterial hypertension, who underwent medical treatment and were admitted to a university hospital during the period from March to May 2009. To collect data, the Instrument for Evaluation of Attitudes Regarding Taking Medication was applied.RESULTS:In the studied population, 45.1% had sufficient degree of compliance to drug therapy. Individuals with controlled […]

Assessment of cardiovascular risk of patients with arterial hypertension of a public health unit

Evandro José Cesarino, André Luiz Gomes Vituzzo, Julliane Messias Cordeiro Sampaio, Danilo Avelar Sampaio Ferreira, Heloísa Andrião Ferreira Pires, Luiz de Souza

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082012000100008

Objective:To assess the cardiovascular risk, using the Framingham risk score, in a sample of hypertensive individuals coming from a public primary care unit.METHODS:The caseload comprised hypertensive individuals according to criteria established by the JNC VII, 2003, of 2003, among 1601 patients followed up in 1999, at the Cardiology and Arterial Hypertension Outpatients Clinic of the Teaching Primary Care Unit, at the Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de São Paulo. The patients were selected by draw, aged over 20 […]