Blood pressure response to Cold Pressor Test in the children of hypertensives

Garg, S and Kumar, A and Singh, KD (2010) Blood pressure response to Cold Pressor Test in the children of hypertensives. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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Two hundred student volunteers of 16-24 yrs were divided into two groups of 100 each, as children of hypertensive and children of normotensive parents. It was observed that there was no difference in resting SBP and DBP in both groups before CPT. After CPT, significant higher values of SBP after immersion, DBP after immersion, difference of SBP and difference of DBP were observed in children of hypertensive parents as compared to children of normotensive parents. This study can be used as a predictor of future development of hypertension for which early preventive measures can be taken to reduce the morbidity and mortality due to hypertensive complications.

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:Cold pressor test, Children, Hypertension
Subjects:JOURNALS > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
ID Code:6993
Deposited By: Kakkilaya Bevinje, Dr. Srinivas
Deposited On:13 Sep 2010 03:53
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:57

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