• D. PALADE Universitatea de Medicină și Farmacie ”Gr. T. Popa” Iași
  • Mihaela COTARLET Spitalul de Boli cronice Moinești
  • G. I. PANDELE Universitatea de Medicină și Farmacie ”Gr. T. Popa” Iași


Control of blood pressure is
far from satisfactory, reaching ~ 13% in Romania according the SEPHAR study. Aim:
Assessment of blood pressure control in elderly by blood pressure monitoring at home.
Material and method: 64 hypertensive patients (36 women and 28 men) with mean age of
76.3 years which blood pressure has been normalized by admitting in hospital were followed
for a period of three months, by self-measuring blood pressure at home (twice a week).
Results: In the first week after hospital discharge the mean systolic pressure was 158± 17.06
and after adjustment of treatment was 136.76± 11.36 mmHg. To the end of the study blood
pressure was controlled at a rate of 81.25 %. Conclusions: To increase the percentage of
therapeutic control of blood pressure at home, small changes in drug dosage are needed.

Author Biographies

D. PALADE, Universitatea de Medicină și Farmacie ”Gr. T. Popa” Iași


Mihaela COTARLET, Spitalul de Boli cronice Moinești

Cabinet Medical Individual SC Malp S.R.L. Moinești

G. I. PANDELE, Universitatea de Medicină și Farmacie ”Gr. T. Popa” Iași

Facultatea de Medicinã
Departamentul Medicinã Internã


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