"Hypertension" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Persistently high systemic arterial BLOOD PRESSURE. Based on multiple readings (BLOOD PRESSURE DETERMINATION), hypertension is currently defined as when SYSTOLIC PRESSURE is consistently greater than 140 mm Hg or when DIASTOLIC PRESSURE is consistently 90 mm Hg or more.
- Blood Pressure, High
- Blood Pressures, High
- High Blood Pressure
- High Blood Pressures
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Hypertension".
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Hypertension" by people in Profiles.
Rich-Edwards JW, Mason S, Rexrode K, Spiegelman D, Hibert E, Kawachi I, Jun HJ, Wright RJ. Physical and sexual abuse in childhood as predictors of early-onset cardiovascular events in women. Circulation. 2012 Aug 21; 126(8):920-7.
Riley EH, Wright RJ, Jun HJ, Hibert EN, Rich-Edwards JW. Hypertension in adult survivors of child abuse: observations from the Nurses' Health Study II. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2010 May; 64(5):413-8.