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[5] : Heart: left ventricular hypertrophy, angina/previous myocardial infarction, previous coronary revascularization, and heart failure, Brain: stroke or transient ischemic attack, dementia. Hundreds of hematological tests and procedures have been developed, and many can be carried out simultaneously on one sample of blood with such instruments as autoanalyzers. 2010 Feb. 41(2):307-12. Blumenthal JA, Babyak MA, Hinderliter A, et al. December 10, 2013. Trends in mortality from all causes and cardiovascular disease among hypertensive and nonhypertensive adults in the United States. Diseases & Conditions, 2002 It is said that over 80% of diagnoses are made on history alone, a further 5-10% on examination and the remainder on investigation. 18(2):102-7. 262(6):817-23. Blood pressure increase may vary from mild hypertension to marked elevation in primary hyperaldosteronism. Hypertension in pregnancy. Hypertension. 2018 Feb 7. 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Students beginning their training in physical examination will be surprised at the formal way this examination is taught and performed. Talk to your doctor about the best interval for your routine health exam. 2013 Nov. 122 (5):1122-31. 57(5):911-7. Healthy people with optimal office blood pressure (< 120/80 mm Hg): Every 5 years; remeasure if seen sooner. Kitiyakara C, Guzman NJ. 623: emergent therapy for acute-onset, severe hypertension during pregnancy and the postpartum period. Hypertension. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2015 Oct. 17 (10):535. Meena S Madhur, MD, PhD is a member of the following medical societies: American College of Cardiology, American Heart AssociationDisclosure: Nothing to disclose. Your doctor will use a physical exam to see how your body is performing. 2010 Feb. 55 (2):500-7. 86(7):649-57. Novartis announces termination of ALTITUDE study with Rasilez/Tekturna in high-risk patients with diabetes and renal impairment [press release]. 2011 May. [Full Text]. 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