Atlas of Heart Diseases: Hypertension: Mechanisms and Therapy / Edition 3

Atlas of Heart Diseases: Hypertension: Mechanisms and Therapy / Edition 3

by Eugene Braunwald
     
 

ISBN-10: 1573401544

ISBN-13: 9781573401548

Pub. Date: 01/01/2001

Publisher: Current Medicine Group

In this edition of the Atlas of Hypertension, Dr. Norman Hollenberg and more than 20 leading authorities have worked together to capture the most updated and pertinent information in the field of hypertension. This new edition is a modern and complete visual library of up-to-date information on the most current pharmacologic and treatment advances in the field.

Overview

In this edition of the Atlas of Hypertension, Dr. Norman Hollenberg and more than 20 leading authorities have worked together to capture the most updated and pertinent information in the field of hypertension. This new edition is a modern and complete visual library of up-to-date information on the most current pharmacologic and treatment advances in the field. With over 600 vivid illustrations, clinical photographs, instructive diagrams and charts, this updated reference provides a detailed and accurate insight into treatment and management of hypertension, covering a full range of topics. Together with detailed legends and extensive reference listings, the illustrations deliver comprehensive guidance to effective diagnosis and treatment of a wide breadth of these clinical challenges.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781573401548
Publisher:
Current Medicine Group
Publication date:
01/01/2001
Series:
Atlas of Diseases
Edition description:
3rd ed. 2001
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
9.84(w) x 12.09(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Pathogenesis of Hypertension: Genetic and Environmental Factors.- Role of the Nervous System in Human Hypertension.- Kidney, Sodium, and the Renin-Angiotensin System.- Pathogenesis of Hypertension: Vascular Mechanisms.- ardiovascular Risk Assessment in Hypertension.- Secondary Hypertension: Adrenal and Nervous Systems.- Antihypertensive Agents: Mechanisms of Drug Action.- Therapeutic Trials.- Antihypertensive Therapy: Patient Selection and Special Problems.- Antihypertensive Therapy: Profession of Renal Injury.- Antihypertensive Therapy: Compliance and Quality of Life.- Special Situations in the Management of Hypertension.- Recommendations of the JNC 7 Report.- Newer Antihypertensive Agents.- Accurate and Reliable Blood Pressure Measurement in the Clinic and Home.

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