Lege Artis Medicinae

[The significance of hypertension in preventing cardiovascular mortality]

NEMCSIK János1,2, PÁLL Dénes3,2, JÁRAI Zoltán4,5,2

APRIL 23, 2021

Lege Artis Medicinae - 2021;31(03-04)

[High blood pressure as a separate disease, contributes absolute substantially to the cardiovascular mortality, thus its prevention, early diagnosis, adjusted treatment and primarily its lifelong care make it a pre-eminent public health issue. This comprehensive study concerns the specific aspects of hypertension care. First, we present the different screening programs of the Hun­garian Society of Hypertension, then overview the actual protocols of pharmaceutical treatment and finally we concern the related skills of doctor-patient collaboration. Since our mortality statistics are significantly lagging behind the Western-Eu­ro­pean nations, the widest possible spreading of knowledge is of paramount importance. ]

AFFILIATIONS

  1. Semmelweis Egyetem, Családorvosi Tanszék; Zuglói Egészségügyi Szolgálat
  2. Magyar Hypertonia Társaság
  3. Debreceni Egyetem, Általános Orvostudományi Kar, Belgyógyászat Intézet
  4. Szent Imre Egyetemi Oktatókórház, Kardiológia Profil
  5. Semmelweis Egyetem, Városmajori Szív- és Érgyógyászati Klinika, Érsebészeti Tanszék, Angiológiai Tanszéki Csoport

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