white coat hypertension

(redirected from hypertension)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Like this video? Subscribe to our free daily email and get a new idiom video every day!

white coat hypertension

A phenomenon in which a patient experiences elevated blood pressure around medical professionals. A: "I swear, I didn't feel dizzy until the doctor came in." B: "Hmm, sounds like a case of white coat hypertension to me."
See also: coat, white
References in periodicals archive ?
Major areas of study are the pathophysiology of hypertension,7 risk factors, effect of education and ethnicity,8 and the most important research factor is the prevalence of hypertension in different parts of the world.
Moin informed that hypertension is the source of heart attack or stroke with highest risk as compared to other diseases.
Abdul Hameed Memon said that the objective of the day is to promote the detection, control and prevention of arterial hypertension among people.
Hypertension 2017 runs a comprehensive programme, offering delegates:
She suggested regular exercise, a diet that is low in fat, sugar, salt and high in fiber, and avoiding tobacco and alcohol consumption to lower the risk of hypertension.
Table 1: Gender distribution of the respondents regarding knowledge about hypertension among university students of D.
During the first 8 months of the project, 435 (52%) of 836 patients with previously undiagnosed and untreated hypertension received a hypertension diagnosis using the algorithm alerts and confirmatory AOBP readings across the system's 23 primary care clinics.
Numerous cross-sectional and cohort studies have provided important and valuable information about the quality of life for hypertension patients.
Result: On the basis of this study, we found that the percentage of prevalence of hypertension was higher among subjects having BMI of >25 kg/[m.
To study the other known risk factors and complications associated with hypertension among CKD patients.
Hypertension is the biggest contributor to the global burden of disease and to global mortality and morbidity.
CHICAGO--Prepare for sticker shock: Researchers have put a price tag on direct medical expenditures for treatment-resistant hypertension, and it's a big one.
Background and Objective: Research evidence supports the relationship of psychological and demographic factors with hypertension and these variables are strongest predictors of hypertension which are scarcely studied in Pakistan.
The objectives of the World Hypertension League (WHL) are to promote the detection, control and prevention of arterial hypertension in populations.