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Adverse consequences of uncontrolled hypertension in China

Mar 14, 2016 12:00 AM

A CKB report, published this week in JAMA Internal Medicine, found that about one-third of Chinese adults have hypertension (ie, high blood pressure levels), but <5% of them had their blood pressure properly controlled, causing substantial burden of premature deaths.

Health record COPD diagnoses of good quality.

Feb 18, 2016 12:00 AM

Report published in the International Journal of COPD concludes that COPD diagnoses obtained from electronic health records in China are of good quality and suitable for large population-based studies and do not warrant systematic adjudication of all the reported cases.