Hypertension

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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...

Hypertension in Pregnancy

June 1996

Implementing Clinical Practice Guidelines While Taking Account of Changing Evidence: ATHENA, an Easily Modifiable Decision-Support System for Management of Hypertension in Primary Care

December 2000

This paper describes the ATHENA Decision Support System (DSS), which operationalizes guidelines for hypertension using the EON architecture.

Cost-Effectiveness of Coronary Heart Disease Prevention Strategies in Adults

December 1999

First published in Pharmacoeconomics, Volume 14, pages 27-48, 1998.

Patient Safety in Guideline-Based Decision Support for Hypertension Management: ATHENA DSS

December 2002

The Institute of Medicine recently issued a landmark report on medical error. In light of this report, every aspect of health care is subject to new scrutiny regarding patient safety.

Building an Explanation Function for a Hypertension Decision-Support System

December 2001

ATHENA DSS is a decision-support system that provides recommendations for managing hypertension in primary care. ATHENA DSS is built on a component-based architecture called EON.

Accuracy of Computerized Outpatient Diagnoses in a VA General Medicine Clinic

January 2002

BACKGROUND: Electronically available data, both administrative, such as outpatient encounter diagnostic data, and clinical, such as problem lists, are being used increasingly for outcome and...

Glycine Allele of a Glycine/Arginine Polymorphism in the §2 Adrenergic Receptor Gene Is Associated with Essential Hypertension in a Population of Chinese Origin, The

December 2001

Blood Pressure Book, The

December 2001

Once again the authors have brought this basic backlist book up to current standards including the newest information available on medication, diet, and exercise.

Management of Sexual Dysfunction in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease: Recommendations of the Princeton Consensus Panel

December 2000

Sexual dysfunction is highly prevalent in both sexes and adversely affects patients' quality of life and well being.

Evaluating the Cardiovascular Tolerance for Sex

December 2000

The cardiovascular tolerance for sex has largely been equated with physical activity, yet sexual arousal plays a major role.

Clinician Awareness of Adherence to Hypertension Guidelines

November 2004

Purpose:Little is known about how well clinicians are aware of their own adherence to clinical guidelines, an important indicator of quality.

Efficacy and Safety of Low-Carbohydrate Diets

April 2003

Context Low-carbohydrate diets have been popularized without detailed evidence of their efficacy or safety.

Graphical Displays to Improve Guideline-Based Therapy of Hypertension

December 2003

Evidence Base for Tight Blood Pressure Control in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, The

April 2003

Diabetes mellitus is a leading cause of morbidity and death in the United States.

Developing Quality Indicators and Auditing Protocols from Formal Guideline Models: Knowledge Representation and Transformations

December 2003

Automated quality assessment of clinician actions and patient outcomes is a central problem in guideline- or standards-based medical care.

Translating research into practice: organizational issues in implementing automated decision support for hypertension in three medical centers

September 2004

Information technology can support the implementation of clinical research findings in practice settings.

Framework for Evidence-adaptive Quality Assessment that Unifies Guideline-based and Performance-indicator Approaches, A

October 2002

Automated quality assessment of clinician actions and patient outcomes is a central problem in guideline- or standards-based medical care.

Closing the Quality Gap: A Critical Analysis of Quality Improvement Strategies, Vol. 3: Hypertension Care

January 2005

Objective: Hypertension affects more than 50 million people in the United States alone.

Veterans' study to improve the control of hypertension (V-STITCH): design and methodology, The

April 2005

Background:Among the 60 million Americans with hypertension, only approximately 31% have their blood pressure (BP) under control (Objectives:A randomized controlled health services intervention...

Health-related quality of life in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension

November 2004

STUDY OBJECTIVES: Patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) often present with dyspnea and severe functional limitations, but their health-related quality of life (HRQOL) has not been...

An intelligent case-adjustment algorithm for the automated design of population-based quality auditing protocols

December 2004

STUDY OBJECTIVES: Patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) often present with dyspnea and severe functional limitations, but their health-related quality of life (HRQOL) has not been...