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Noé Atamari-Anahui ; César Johan Pereira-Victorio ;Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da USP 2016, 50 2

Autor: Eddy López-Huamanrayme

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Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da USP ISSN: 0080-6234 reeusp@usp.br Universidade de São Paulo Brasil López-Huamanrayme, Eddy; Atamari-Anahui, Noé; Pereira-Victorio, César Johan Poor sleep quality in patients with resistant hypertension: is there an association? Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da USP, vol.
50, núm.
2, marzo-abril, 2016, pp.
194195 Universidade de São Paulo São Paulo, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=361046884002 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative LETTER TO THE EDITOR Poor sleep quality in patients with resistant hypertension: is there an association? DOI: 10.1590-S0080-623420160000200002 Eddy López-Huamanrayme1, Noé Atamari-Anahui1, César Johan Pereira-Victorio2 Universidad Nacional San Antonio Abad del Cusco, Facultad de Medicina, Cusco, Perú.
eddylopez.unsaac@gmail.com Pan American Health Organization, Special Program of Sustainable Development and Health Equity, Washington, DC, USA. 1 2 Dear Editor, We read with great interest the article published in your journal by Hanus et al.(1), about sleep characteristics in hypertensive patients.
Thus, we offer the following discussion for your consideration. The survey results shows that about 50% (133-280) of patients received four or more antihypertensive drugs; therefore, these patients would be considered resistant hypertensive(2).
The study did not show blood pressure (BP) levels in the patients studied and it is not possible to know which of them were adequately controlling their hypertension.
Furthermore, the study did not mentioned if the hypertensive individuals were randomized chosen(1). Resistant hypertension is a serious condition associated with increased cardiovascular risk and poor prognosis(3).
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