GEORGE E. BROWN
In a given case of hypertension much information is desired which is not obtained by the occasional examination of the blood pressure. It is desirable to know when the blood pressure became elevated; what the factors or agents were that precipitated or accelerated the abnormal blood pressure; what the effects are of daily or hourly happenings, such as emotional upsets, the strain of daily work, worries, relaxation, vacation, changes in weather, and all the events that go to make up this highly organized, complex civilization. One would like to know the effects of intercurrent disease, and of foci of infection
BROWN GE. Daily and Monthly Rhythm in the Blood Pressure of a Man With Hypertension: A Three-Year Study1. Ann Intern Med. 1930;3:1177–1189. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-3-12-1177
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1930;3(12):1177-1189.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Hypertension, Nephrology.
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