May Measurement Month: a new joint global initiative by the International Society of Hypertension and the World Hypertension League to raise awareness of raised blood pressure
Poulter, Neil R.
Schutte, Aletta E.
Lackland, Daniel T.
MetadataShow full item record
Raised blood pressure is the biggest single contributing risk factor to death and the burden of disease worldwide. However, international data suggest that fewer than half of those with hypertension are aware of their condition. In May 2017, the International Society of Hypertension and the World Hypertension League are leading a global initiative – May Measurement Month (MMM) – to raise awareness of the importance of screening. MMM will be a cross-sectional survey of men and women aged ≥18 who have not had their BP measured since 30 April 2016
- Faculty of Health Sciences 
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Hypertension types defined by clinic and ambulatory blood pressure in 14143 patients referred to hypertension clinics worldwide. Data from the ARTEMIS study Omboni, Stefano; Malan, Leoné; Aristizabal, Dagnovar; De la Sierra, Alejandro; Dolan, Eamon (Wolters Kluwer, 2016)Objective: The Ambulatory blood pressure Registry TEleMonitoring of hypertension and cardiovascular rISk project was designed to set up an international registry including clinic blood pressure (CBP) and ambulatory blood ...
Schutte, Aletta E. (Taylor & Francis, 2017)For over a century the use of brachial blood pressures in determining cardiovascular risk has been a cornerstone of medical practices globally. Clear evidence confirms that increased blood pressure results in stroke, heart ...
May Measurement Month 2017: an analysis of blood pressure screening results from the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland-Europe McDonnell, Barry J.; Schutte, Alta E.; Keitley, James; Beaney, Thomas; Tay, Tricia (Oxford Univ Press, 2019)Elevated blood pressure (BP), or hypertension, is a growing burden worldwide, leading to over 10 million deaths each year. May Measurement Month (MMM) is a global initiative aimed at raising awareness of high BP and acting ...