Hypertension

Scholarly Publications

The practitioner's dilemma: can we use a patient's race to predict genetics, ancestry, and the expected outcomes of treatment?

December 2005

Recent research has identified genetic traits that can be used in a laboratory setting to distinguish among global population groups.

Screening for Hypertension

December 1990

Integrating a Modern Knowledge-Based System Architecture with a Legacy VA Database: The ATHENA and EON Projects at Stanford

December 1999

We present a methodology and database mediator tool for integrating modern knowledge-based systems, such as the Stanford EON architecture for automated guideline-based decision-support, with legacy...

Other Publications

CHP/PCOR Quarterly Update, fall 2004 issue

October 2004

This issue of CHP/PCOR's quarterly newsletter covers news and developments from the summer 2004 quarter.

When Tight Blood Pressure Control is not for Everyone: A New Model for Performance Measurement in Hypertension

April 2010

Background: Many patients with hypertension have legitimate reasons to forego standard blood pressure targets yet are nonetheless included in performance measurement systems.

News

Understanding the link between preeclampsia and heart disease later in life

November 2018

Stanford researchers are awarded a 4-year, $6 million NIH grant to study the links between preeclampsia and subsequent risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) as they grow older.  

Projects

Group Visits to Improve Hypertension Management

Research objectives:The primary goal of this project is to improve blood pressure control in patients with hypertension through a new model of care delivery, Group Medical Visits.
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Intelligent Critiquing of Clinical-Guideline Application

This project aims to develop a standardized computational framework for clinical practice guideline specification that will allow text guidelines to be easily translated into computable formats by...
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Assessment and Treatment of Hypertension: Evidence-Based Automation (ATHENA)

Hypertension is common, harmful and undertreated.
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