Prevalence, clinical correlates, and treatment of hypertension in elderly nursing home residents. SAGE (Systematic Assessment of Geriatric Drug Use via Epidemiology) Study Group

Giovanni Gambassi, Antonio Sgadari, Roberto Bernabei, Francesco Luigi Landi, Pierugo Carbonin, K Lapane, A Hume, L Lipsitz, V Mor

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Abstract

Hypertension is prevalent in the elderly, but an information gap remains regarding the old, frail, individuals with complex conditions living in long-term care.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2377-2385
Number of pages9
JournalArchives of Internal Medicine
Volume158
Publication statusPublished - 1998

Keywords

  • Adrenergic beta-Antagonists
  • African Continental Ancestry Group
  • Age Factors
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors
  • Antihypertensive Agents
  • Calcium Channel Blockers
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Comorbidity
  • Confidence Intervals
  • Confounding Factors (Epidemiology)
  • Coronary Disease
  • Databases as Topic
  • Diuretics
  • Female
  • Frail Elderly
  • Heart Failure
  • Humans
  • Hypertension
  • Long-Term Care
  • Male
  • Nursing Homes
  • Odds Ratio
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Prevalence
  • Sex Factors
  • United States

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