It is characterized by rising in blood pressure in the pulmonary artery and pulmonary vein which leads to shortness of breath, dizziness, fainting, leg swelling etc. it can be diagnosed by pulmonary function tests, blood tests except HIV, ECG, arterial blood gas measurements, X-rays of the chest, CT scanning. Pulmonary hypertension can be treated by diuretics, beta blockers, ACE inhibitors etc.Peer review refers to the work done during the screening of submittedÂ manuscriptsÂ and funding applications. This process encourages authors to meet the acceptedÂ standardsÂ of their discipline and reduces the dissemination of irrelevant findings, unwarranted claims, unacceptable interpretations, and personal views. Publications that have not undergone peer review are likely to be regarded with suspicion by academic scholars and professionals.
Last date updated on September, 2014