18-Nov-2020 | Market Research Store

Reportedly, increasing medicines for blood pressure at the time of discharging older patients from the hospital mighthave greater perils of fainting, falls, and acute kidney injury that overshadows the potential benefits, as per to a study. The research was conducted by scientistsfromthe University of California, San Francisco(UCSF) and the affiliated San Francisco VA Medical Center(SFVAMC). Amongst over 4,000 VA patients who were 65 Years old and admitted for non-cardiac conditions, the scientists discovered that being discharged with increasedantihypertensive did not decreasethe cardiovascular incidents or improve blood pressure control after a year, but it increased the peril for readmission and adverse events in 30 Days.

The research was published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine. Lead Author Timothy Anderson—from the UCSF—said, “The blood pressure management is for about long-term control, but while hospitalization, patients’ blood pressure could be temporarily increased in reaction to stress and illness. Our results suggested that doing changes in medication during this span is not beneficial. Instead, deferring medication changes to outpatient doctors to contemplate once patients are advanced from their acute illness is expected to be a safer course.”

On a related note, recently, a study showed that intensive blood pressure therapy is non-beneficial in nursing home residents. The longer-term nursing home residents having hypertension do not encounterimportant benefits from more rigorous antihypertensive treatment, as per to a study. The research was published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.Kenneth S. Boockvar—from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS), New York City—along with colleagues analyzed the number of first-line antihypertensive medicines treated for hypertension during the second quarter of 2013. The scientists discovered that at baseline, 54.4% of long-term nursing home residents obtained just one antihypertensive medication, 34.3% obtained two, and 11.4% obtained three or more.

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