Blood Pressure Monitoring in Cardiovascular Medicine and Therapeutics / Edition 2

Blood Pressure Monitoring in Cardiovascular Medicine and Therapeutics / Edition 2

by William B. White
     
 

ISBN-10: 1588295125

ISBN-13: 9781588295125

Pub. Date: 08/08/2007

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

This is a newly updated second edition of Blood Pressure Monitoring in Cardiovascular Medicine and Therapeutics. William B. White, MD, and a panel of highly experienced clinicians critically review every aspect of out-of-office evaluation of blood pressure. The world-class opinion leaders writing here describe the significant advances in our understanding of the

Overview

This is a newly updated second edition of Blood Pressure Monitoring in Cardiovascular Medicine and Therapeutics. William B. White, MD, and a panel of highly experienced clinicians critically review every aspect of out-of-office evaluation of blood pressure. The world-class opinion leaders writing here describe the significant advances in our understanding of the circadian pathophysiology of cardiovascular disorders.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588295125
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
08/08/2007
Series:
Clinical Hypertension and Vascular Diseases
Edition description:
2nd ed. 2007
Pages:
494
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Blood Pressure Monitoring in Cardiovascular Medicine and
Therapeutics , 2nd Edition
Editor: William B. White, MD, Professor of Medicine and Chief, Section of Hypertension and Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Medicine,
University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut,
USA

Publisher: The Humana Press, Inc, Totowa, New Jersey, USA

Projected Publication and Distribution Dates:

Table of Contents

List of Contributors

Section I. Preface - William B. White, MD

Section II. Techniques for Out-of-Office Blood Pressure Monitoring

1. Self-Monitoring of Blood Pressure
Thomas G. Pickering, MD

2. Evaluation of Journals, Diaries, and Indexes of Worksite and
Environmental Stress
Gary D. James, PhD

3. Electronic Activity Recording in Cardiovascular Disease
George A. Mansoor, MD

4.** Ambulatory Monitoring of the Blood Pressure
Subramanian Krishnan, MD and William B. White, MD

5. Validation and Reliability of Blood Pressure Monitors
Eoin O'Brien, MD and Neil Atkins, MD

Section III. Concepts in the Circadian Variation of Cardiovascular
Disease

6. Cardiovascular Chronobiology
Francesco Portaluppi, MD and Michael H. Smolensky, PhD

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7. Circadian Variation of the Blood Pressure in the Population at Large
Hilde Celis, MD and Jan A. Staessen, MD, PhD

8. The Importance of Heart Rate in Determining Cardiovascular Risk
Paolo Palatini, MD

9. Sodium, Potassium, the Sympathetic Nervous System, and the
Renin-Angiotensin System: Impact on the Circadian Variability in Blood
Pressure
Domenic A. Sica, MD and Dawn K. Wilson, PhD

10. Prognostic Value of Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
Paolo Verdecchia, MD, Fabio Angeli, MD and Giuseppe Schillaci, MD

11.**Circadian Rhythm of Myocardial Infarction and Sudden Cardiac Death
Steven A. Shea, PhD andJames E Muller, MD

12. Seasonal, Weekly and Circadian Variability of Ischemic and
Hemorrhagic Stroke
Tudor D. Vagaonescu, MD, PhD and Robert A. Phillips, MD, PhD

Section IV. Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in special populations

13. Ambulatory blood pressure in older patients
L. Michael Prisant, MD

14.**Ambulatory blood pressure in children and adolescents
Ron Portman, MD

15. Ambulatory blood pressure during pregnancy
Deborah Feldman, MD

16. Ambulatory blood pressure in patients with renal dysfunction and failure Sergio F.F. Santos, MD, PhD and Aldo Peixoto, MD

Section V. Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring and therapy

17. Chronobiology and Chronopharmacology of Hypertension: Importance of
Timing of Dosing
Bjørn Lemmer, MD

18.**Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring for the Assessment of
Antihypertensive Therapy in Clinical Trials
William B. White, MD

19. Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in Clinical Practice
David Smith, MD and Joel M. Neutel, MD

Section VI. Index

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