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The Use of Antihypertensive Medicines in Primary Health Care Settings

by Marc Twagirumukiza

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Published by INTECH Open Access Publisher .
Written in English


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ContributionsJan De Maeseneer, author, Luc Van Bortel, author, Robert Vander Stichele, author, Thierry Christiaens, author
The Physical Object
Pagination1 online resource
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Open LibraryOL27017258M
ISBN 109535104624
ISBN 109789535104629
OCLC/WorldCa884218715

Prescription drugs are a key component of health care for many elderly and disabled Americans. While not all drug use is appropriate, drug therapy is highly effective, and even life saving, in the. In other words, direct evidence is absent for initiating antihypertensive drugs when blood pressure before any drug therapy is below mm Hg in a primary prevention setting. However, clinicians may feel the extrapolated evidence is strong enough to consider it in high-risk primary prevention patients.

Antihypertensive drugs affect different areas of blood pressure control so in most cases, these agents are combined for synergistic effect. Ninety percent of cases of hypertension have no known cause. Therefore, the main action of antihypertensive agents is to alter the body’s regulating mechanisms (e.g. baroreceptors, renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system, etc.) responsible for maintaining.   Primary health care is the basis of the Swedish health-care system. This observational study was undertaken in 24 primary health-care centres in the south-western part of .

Hansson L, Lindholm L, Ekbohm T, Dahlof B. Randomised trial of old and new antihypertensive drugs in elderly patients: cardiovascular mortality and morbidity. The Swedish trial in old patients with hypertension-2 study. Lancet ; experience. Primary care physicians need to be empow-ered in appropriate and evidence-based management of hypertension. A review of these prescribing patterns and guideline-based use of antihypertensive medica-tions can give better insights into the concept of personalised, yet cost-effective pharmacological man-agement of hypertension.


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The Use of Antihypertensive Medicines in Primary Health Care Settings by Marc Twagirumukiza Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Use of Antihypertensive Medicines in Primary Health Care Settings. By Marc Twagirumukiza, Jan De Maeseneer, Thierry Christiaens, Robert Vander Stichele and Luc Van Bortel.

Submitted: May 19th Reviewed: December 22nd Published: March 28th DOI: /Cited by: 1. The Use of Antihypertensive Medicines in Primary Health Care Settings.

The Use of Antihypertensive Medicines in Primary Health Care Settings more frequent and more severe: mainly heart failure (Mensah ) and stroke (Mufunda J and others ).

“The Use of Antihypertensive Medicines in Primary Health Care Settings.” In Antihypertensive Drugs, edited by Hossein Babaei, – Chicago author-date (all authors) Twagirumukiza, Marc, Jan De Maeseneer, Thierry Christiaens, Robert Vander Stichele, and Lucas Van Bortel.

For example, a study conducted in examined antihypertensive medication use for men and women patients aged 18–94, undergoing hypertension management at primary health care clinics in Jordan. This study found combination therapy with β-blockers and diuretics to be the most frequently used antihypertensive therapeutic regimen.

While Cited by: 1. Nurses take care of the long term follow up of hypertensive patients in the primary health care setting. We assessed the impact of information provided to patients in a personalized way by the clinic nurse with the objective of improving the patient's knowledge of the disease and adherence to the medication prescribed as well as the.

Antihypertensive Drugs. The authors of this book look from different angles to hypertension, sharing their new knowledge and experience in the direction of deep understanding and more clarification of the disease providing an invaluable resource not only for clinicians, but also for all medical sciences students and health providers.

Care Unit: Population Under Antihypertensive Use Chapter 8 The Use of Antihypertensive Medicines in Primary Health Care Settings and health providers.

I hope this book will provide. Department of Public Health Nurse Protocols for Registered Professional Nurses Hypertension Primary Hypertension in Adults Appendix A: Definitions and Recommendations for Lifestyle Modifications taking antihypertensive medication with goal of maintaining a normal blood pressure.

Secondary hypertension is a type of. The reduced stigma associated with receiving care in primary health care settings can also mean people with mental disorders and their families are less primary care workers who then need to be proficient and skilled in the use of a few selected drugs.

The range of disorders can be increased in a stepped manner according to capacity and needs. Various classes of antihypertensive drugs are used in the management of hypertension, and they include diuretics (D), beta-blockers (BB), calcium channel blockers (CCB), angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs), and angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARB).

Thiazide Diuretics. Thiazide diuretics are the oldest class of antihypertensive drugs still in use. Thiazides improve cardiovascular outcomes, including stroke, heart failure, coronary events, and death (36,37).The site of action for thiazides is the Na-Cl cotransporter in the distal convoluted tubule of the nephron, which is responsible for around 5% of total sodium reabsorption ().

Control of hypertension is one of the most important health care priorities and is expected to increase with an aging population and increasing burden of obesity and other risk factors related to lifestyle. Hypertension is primarily managed in ambulatory settings accounting for an estimated 79% of primary care.

Drug Interaction Exposures in an Intensive Care Unit: Population Under Antihypertensive Use. By Érica Freire de Vasconcelos-Pereira, Mônica Cristina Toffoli-Kadri, Leandro dos Santos Maciel Cardinal and Vanessa Terezinha Gubert de Matos. Open access peer-reviewed. The Use of Antihypertensive Medicines in Primary Health Care Settings.

Keywords: Antihypertensives, Comparative Effectiveness Research, Drug Therapy, Hypertension, Practice-based Research, Primary Health Care About one third of US adults ( million) 1 have.

This list includes drugs reviewed by NIOSH from January to December This list supersedes the list in the NIOSH Alert: Preventing Occupational Exposure to Antineoplastic and Other Hazardous Drugs in Health Care Settings and the list of hazardous drugs.

4 42 Summary 43 Background. Rates of hypertension treatment and control are low in China. Available 44 and affordable medications are important for successfully controlling hypertension, 45 but little is known about current patterns of access to and use of antihypertensive 46 medications in Chinese primary health care.

47 Methods. By using medication inventory data and prescriptions from a. Antihypertensive drugs are frequently used by patients and may influence conduct of anaesthesia. Relatively few drug classes are used to treat hypertension, the newest of which are direct renin inhibitors.

The renin–angiotensin system is targeted at different points by many of the commonly used antihypertensive drugs. The researchers developed a comprehensive framework to compare effectiveness and safety of antihypertensive drugs and outcomes from observational data from million patients.

Using the framework, they conducted a systematic, large-scale study comparing relative risk for 3 primary and 6 secondary effectiveness outcomes and 46 safety outcomes. Primary care physicians need to be empowered in appropriate and evidence-based management of hypertension.

A review of these prescribing patterns and guideline-based use of antihypertensive medications can give better insights into the concept of personalised, yet cost-effective pharmacological management of hypertension. Health Care Providers. 2 For more information, please contact: Gayathri Suresh Kumar, MD Essential or primary hypertension is defined as having a blood Hypotensive symptoms with antihypertensive medication Episodic hypertension Autonomic dysfunction Manual blood pressure measurement.disease in adults in primary and secondary care.

NICE Clinical Guideline 73 () 3 NICE Clinical Guideline – Secondary prevention for patients in primary and secondary care following a myocardial infarction () 4.

BNF – accessed via Medicines Complete July 5. Hypertension is a health problem that has increasing prevalence worldwide. Antihypertensive medications are the key for achieving controlled blood pressure. Little is known about predictors of antihypertensive medications adherence in Saudi Arabia.

This is a cross-sectional study of participants from a general hospital in Jeddah city, Saudi Arabia conducted between July .