JOHN A. REISINGER, M.D.
In the period from October 1, 1935 to April 1, 1936, the Veterans' Administration Facility in Washington, D. C., discharged 1369 patients who had been under observation and treatment in the wards. Of this number, 82 had hypertension, which is approximately 6 per cent of the total number discharged. Riseman and Weiss1 quote reports from two European hospitals in which the incidence of hypertension among the male patients examined was 9.6 per cent and 9.7 per cent respectively, and among the female patients 7.9 per cent and 25.9 per cent of the total number of women. In these reports, however,
REISINGER JA. STUDY OF HYPERTENSION IN VETERANS1. Ann Intern Med. ;10:1371–1389. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-9-1371
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1937;10(9):1371-1389.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Hypertension, Nephrology.
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