Handbook of Antihypertensive Therapy / Edition 8

Handbook of Antihypertensive Therapy / Edition 8

by Mark C. Houston, Beth P. Meador, Linda M. Schipani
     
 

This new tenth edition has been completely updated and expanded to include the latest concepts, various changes in philosophy and approaches, clinical information, recent clinical trials, and new antihypertensive drugs and drug delivery systems.See more details below

Overview

This new tenth edition has been completely updated and expanded to include the latest concepts, various changes in philosophy and approaches, clinical information, recent clinical trials, and new antihypertensive drugs and drug delivery systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560532712
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
03/01/1998
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
153
Product dimensions:
4.00(w) x 6.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Abbreviations
Hypothesis: Essential Hypertension and End-Organ Damage1
Hypertension in the United States and Classification2
JNC VI3
Secondary Hypertension6
Indirect Measurement of Blood Pressure8
Korotkoff Sounds9
Common Mistakes in Blood Pressure Measurement10
Hypertension-Atherosclerotic Syndrome11
Nonpharmacologic Treatment of Hypertension12
Obesity14
Approaches to Selection of Antihypertensive Therapy16
Hemodynamics in Hypertension17
Hemodynamics: Logical and Preferred Method to Reduce Blood Pressure18
Hemodynamic Effects of Antihypertensive Drugs19
Hypertension-Related End-Organ Damage21
Life Expectancy and Blood Pressure22
Effects of Treatment of Hypertension23
Selected Controlled, Randomized Clinical Trials with Diuretics and Beta-Blockers in Mild to Moderate Hypertension and Coronary Heart Disease, 1979-199224
Diuretic and Beta-Blocker Clinical Trials in Mild to Moderate Hypertension and Coronary Heart Disease: Summary26
Clinical Hypertension Trials with Calcium Channel Blockers27
Clinical Trials in Hypertension with Angiotension-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors: Conventional vs. New Therapy32
Coronary Heart Disease: Risk Factors36
Coronary Heart Disease: More Potential Risk Factors37
Coronary Heart Disease Risk Factors: Influence of Diuretic and Beta-Blocker Therapy39
Antihypertensive Drugs and Serum Lipids40
Serum Lipids and Antihypertensive Therapy with Diuretics and Beta-Blockers: Summary42
Effects of Antihypertensive Drugs on Coronary Heart Disease Risk Factors44
Antihypertensive Drugs and Coronary Heart Disease Risk Factors: Summary46
Calcium Channel Blockers and Atherosclerosis (Coronary Heart Disease Reduction)48
Hypertension and Renal Damage49
Hypertension-Related Renal Damage: Postulated Mechanisms51
Hypertension, Renal Disease, and Antihypertensive Therapy52
Effects of Antihypertensive Drugs on Renal Function53
Hypertension and Diabetes Mellitus54
Hypertensive Diabetics: Mortality and Coronary Heart Disease and Antihypertensive Therapy58
Selection of Therapy Based on Subsets of Hypertension59
Demographies and Antihypertensive Drugs69
Resistant Hypertension70
Hypertensive Urgencies and Emergencies72
Hypertension in Pregnancy78
Quality of Life and Antihypertensive Therapy (Selected Trials)81
Total Cost of Antihypertensive Therapy82
Characteristics of the Ideal Antihypertensive Drug83
Combination Antihypertensive Therapy: Selected Drugs84
Combination Antihypertensive Therapy: Selected Drugs: Summary85
Antihypertensive Therapy: Efficacy of Monotherapy85
Selected Drug Interactions with Antihypertensive Therapy86
Maximum Recommended Doses of Antihypertensive Drugs with Best Treatment Characteristics88
Diuretics89
Diuretics Highlights92
Central Alpha-Agonists104
Central Alpha-Agonists: Similarities105
Central Alpha-Agonists Highlights106
Comparison of Commonly Used Oral Central Alpha-Agonists112
Postganglionic Neural Inhibitors113
Postganglionic Neural Inhibitors Highlights114
Beta-Blockers - General118
Side Effects and Contraindications of Beta-Blockers121
Drugs Interactions with Beta-Blockers123
Beta-Blockers Highlights124
Direct Vasodilators133
Direct Vasodilators Highlights134
Alpha[subscript 1]-Blockers135
Alpha[subscript 1]-Blockers Highlights136
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors138
ACE Inhibitors Highlights142
Calcium Channel Blockers146
Calcium Channel Blockers Highlights148
Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (ARBs)156
Ang-II Receptor Blockers (ARBs) Highlights160
Selected Combination Antihypertensive Drugs163
Hypertension Drug Selection: Summary164
New Antihypertensive Drug Classes165
Conclusions165
Subset Selection of Antihypertensive Therapy166
References167

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