Hypertension is a major public health issue affecting more than 28-30% adults and is a major risk factor in the development of stroke, cardiovascular [CV] and chronic kidney disease. Patients with prehypertension [BP 130-130/80-89 mmHg] are also at an increased risk for adverse CV events compared to normotensive controls. World Health Organization (WHO) indicates that up to 50% of adults in many countries are estimated to have high blood pressure.
Journal Article is sometimes called a Scientific Article, a Peer-Reviewed Article, or a Scholarly Research Article. Together, journal articles in a particular field are often referred to as The Literature.
Journal articles are most often Primary Research Articles. However, they can also be Review Articles. These types of articles have different aims and requirements. Sometimes, an article describes a new tool or method.
Because articles in scientific journals are specific, meticulously cited and peer-reviewed, journal databases are the best place to look for information on previous research on your species. Without a background in the field, journal articles may be hard to understand - however, you do not need to understand an entire article to be able to get valuable information from it.
Last date updated on September, 2014