Eva Novozámská

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OBJECTIVE To assess trends in blood pressure (BP) levels, prevalence, awareness, and control of hypertension in the Czech population from 1985 to 2000/01. DESIGN Five independent cross-sectional population surveys conducted in 1985, 1988, 1992, 1997/98, and 2000/01. SETTING Six, mostly rural, districts of the Czech Republic (Praha-východ, Benesov,(More)
The extent to which the diversity of forest-inhabiting bryophytes is related to forest management practices has been the subject of a recent study. However, the question of how these practices affect the spatial distribution pattern of bryophyte diversity throughout managed European forests remains unanswered. We surveyed bryophyte diversity in six large(More)
Hypertension is an easily diagnosed and eminently modifiable risk factor for the development of all clinical manifestations of atherosclerosis. Despite the availability of a simple, non-invasive, and rather accurate method of measuring blood pressure (BP), and overwhelming evidence that reducing BP effectively prevents cardiovascular events, hypertension at(More)
BACKGROUND Tobacco smoking belongs to high risk factors for the circulation diseases. Aim of the present study is to identify and describe smoking habits of the population in nine districts in Czech republic in years 1997/98 and in six of these districts to analyze smoking trends during the period of 1985-1997/98. METHODS AND RESULTS Information on the(More)
Cardiovascular diseases are the main cause of death in the Czech Republic. Since 1984 there is a decline of the total and cardiovascular mortality in the CR which is due to a decline of the mortality from IHD and cerebrovascular disease. Within the framework of the MONICA project in 1985, 1988 and 1992 in six districts of the CR screening examinations of(More)
The objective of this randomised open, active controlled, cross-over study was to evaluate the effect of a fixed combination of verapamil SR/trandolapril compared to captopril/hydrochlorothiazide on serum lipids, lipoproteins, and other metabolic and electrolyte parameters in patients with essential hypertension. Another objective was to assess the efficacy(More)
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