Derivation and validation of BOREAS, a risk score identifying candidates to develop cold-induced hypertension.

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INTRODUCTION Blood pressure increases in cold periods, but its implications on prevalence of hypertension and on individual progression to hypertension remain unclear. Our aim was to develop a pre-screening test for identifying candidates to suffer hypertension only in cold months among non-hypertensive subjects. METHODS We included 95,277 subjects… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.envres.2014.03.039

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