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Clinical Hypertension / Edition 7

Clinical Hypertension / Edition 7

by Norman M. Kaplan


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Clinical Hypertension / Edition 7

For this ninth edition of a resource for professionals and advanced students, Kaplan (medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School) and Flynn (Pediatric Hypertension Program, Children's Hospital at Montefiore) integrate the latest basic science findings and clinical trial data on treatment and prevention of all forms of hypertension. This edition gives more attention to common problems of hypertension, and contains a new chapter on hypertension in children and adolescents. There is updated material on the latest drugs and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities and on genetic mechanisms. Annotation © 2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780683301328
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 01/28/1998
Series: Cardiology Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 444
Product dimensions: 7.27(w) x 10.29(h) x 1.11(d)

Table of Contents

1.Hypertension in the Population at Large1
2.Measurement of Blood Presure25
3.Primary Hypertension: Pathogenesis56
4.Primary Hypertension: Natural History and Evaluation136
5.Treatment of Hypertension: Why, When, How Far176
6.Treatment of Hypertension: Lifestyle Modifications206
7.Treatment of Hypertension: Drug Therapy237
8.Hypertensive Crises339
9.Renal Parenchymal Hypertension357
10.Renovascular Hypertension381
11.Hypertension with Pregnancy and the Pill404
12.Pheochromocytoma (with a Preface about Incidental Adrenal Masses)434
13.Primary Aldosteronism455
14.Hypertension Induced by Cortisol or Deoxycorticosterone480
15.Other Forms of Secondary Hypertension495
16.Hypertension in Childhood and Adolescence512

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