Blood pressure response to cold pressor test in the children of hypertensives

Garg, S.; Kumar, A. and Singh, K.D. (2010) Blood pressure response to cold pressor test in the children of hypertensives. Online Journal of Health andAllied Sciences, 9 (1). ISSN 0972-5997

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Abstract

Two hundred student volunteers of 16-24 yrs were divided into two groups of 100 each, as children of hypertensive and children of normotensive parents. It was observed that there was no difference in resting SBP and DBP in both groups before CPT. After CPT, significant higher values of SBP after immersion, DBP after immersion, difference of SBP and difference of DBP were observed in children of hypertensive parents as compared to children of normotensive parents. This study can be used as a predictor of future development of hypertension for which early preventive measures can be taken to reduce the morbidity and mortality due to hypertensive complications

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Cold Pressor Test, Children, Hypertension, Normtensive Patients, Child, Morbidity
Subjects:Diagnosis > Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
Persons > Age Groups > Child
Environment and Public Health > Public Health > Epidemiologic Measurements > Demography > Vital Statistics > Morbidity
Cardiovascular Diseases > Vascular Diseases > Hypertension
Physiological Processes > Body Temperature
Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms > Signs and Symptoms > Body Temperature Changes
-Journal Repositories > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
Persons > Patients
Investigative Techniques > Epidemiologic Methods > Data Collection > Vital Statistics > Morbidity
ID Code:3553
Deposited By:Dr Srinivas Kakkilaya
Deposited On:21 September 2010

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