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ish

(ɪʃ)
sentence substitute
slang used to express reservation or qualified assent: Things are looking up. Ish.
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Translations
-ehko-ehkönoin

ish

adv (inf)ein bisschen; hungry? — ishHunger? — ein bisschen
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The prevalence and associated risk factors for isolated systolic hypertension in Mongolia: Results from a Nationwide Population Board Survey.
Singh, "Isolated systolic hypertension and its determinants-a cross-sectional study in the adult population of lucknow district in North India," Indian journal of community medicine: official publication of Indian Association of Preventive & Social Medicine, vol.
In the VALISH study, the researchers divided 3260 patients aged 70–84 years with isolated systolic hypertension (sitting BP 160–199 mmHg) into strict (<140 mmHg) and moderate (140–150 mmHg) BP treatment groups.
The prevalence of isolated systolic hypertension was 6.2% (CI 95%: 4.9--7.4), similar between genders, and increased with age, in the 70 years of age group or older 22.2% [CI 95%: 18.3--26.2] in men and 31.6% [CI 95%: 28.6--34.5] in women; p < 0.001).
(12.) Prevention of stroke by antihypertensive drug treatment in older persons with isolated systolic hypertension. Final results of the Systolic Hypertension in the Elderly Program (SHEP).
Isolated systolic hypertension has not yet been in the focus of epidemiological noise research.
Senile hypertension (SH), a common cardiovascular disease among senile people, refers to the condition in patients over 60 years old who have a diastolic blood pressure (DBP) [greater than or equal to] 12kPa (90mmHg) and a systolic blood pressure (SBP) [greater than or equal to] 18.6 kPa (140 mmHg) or only have isolated systolic hypertension. As the average age increases in China, SH incidence is rising yearly and up to 75% among people over 60 [1].
Witham, Ph.D., of the University of Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom, and colleagues, a total of 159 patients (average age 77 years) with isolated systolic hypertension participated in the randomized clinical trial.
Isolated systolic hypertension (ISH) is the most common form of high blood pressure in older Americans.
Beta-blockers are particularly ineffective in treating high blood pressure in the elderly, in whom the disease most often takes the form of isolated systolic hypertension, which results from conduit stiffness, a different mechanism than that of mixed systolic/diastolic hypertension.