World Hypertension Day

The World Hypertension Day is commemorated every May 17th, aiming to raise awareness about the risks of this disease.

When typing “Hypertension” in DeCS’ search field, 24 possible terms are retrieved, which may be descriptors or alternative terms. There are 12 descriptors under the Hypertension hierarchy.

But the concept is covered by several different descriptors distributed among several hierarchical branches.

There are examples of other terms with “Hypertension” in DeCS:

If you want to get some articles at BVS about Hypertension, use pertinent qualifiers to filter the aspect of the subject. For instance, clic here to find documents on hypertension diagnosis at BVS portal.

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