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New data from the National Health and Wellness Survey shows diagnosis rates vary widely by country. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 Despite the rising
Doctors are less likely to diagnose an 18 to 24 year old with high blood pressure during visits than those 60 and older, according to a new study.
For people who already have high blood pressure, insomnia can have serious consequences.
Standard performance measures used by health care systems and insurance companies to assess how well physicians are controlling their patients’ blood pressure tell an incomplete and potentially misleading story.
According to QuickMedical, the measurement of blood pressure in the physician’s office is subject to a number of observer errors and also to the “white-coat effect.” Automatic devices that
Because some clinicians fail to stick to official recommendations for blood pressure monitoring, a number of patients are misclassified, which could have an impact on decisions about their treatment.
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