Guidelines for treatment of hypertension in Latin America: the Brazilian experience

Guidelines for treatment of hypertension in Latin America: the Brazilian experience

Autor Ribeiro, A. B. Google Scholar
Zanella, M. T. Google Scholar
Kohlmann, O. Google Scholar
Instituição Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Resumo Treatment of hypertension in most countries of Latin America, in general, follows the recommendations of guidelines generated by both: the National Institute of Health of the United States of America (Joint National Committee) and the World Hearth Organization together with the International Society of Hypertension. Few countries of Latin America, as Brazil, in the last years have generated their own guidelines for detection, evaluation and treatment of hypertension. Its described the braziliam experience in generates and distributes a guideline for treatment of hypertensive. It is also discussed the difficulties and the needs to a succesfully implement the recommendations of guideline for treatment of chronic diseases, such as hypertension.
Palavra-chave hypertension
guidelines
treatment
Latin-America
Brazil
Idioma Inglês
Data de publicação 1999-07-01
Publicado em Clinical and Experimental Hypertension. New York: Marcel Dekker Inc, v. 21, n. 5-6, p. 683-692, 1999.
ISSN 1064-1963 (Sherpa/Romeo, fator de impacto)
Publicador Marcel Dekker Inc
Extensão 683-692
Fonte http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/10641969909060999
Direito de acesso Acesso restrito
Tipo Artigo
Web of Science WOS:000081512600019
Endereço permanente http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/26110

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