Hypertension Secrets / Edition 1

Hypertension Secrets / Edition 1

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Elsevier Health Sciences

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Hypertension Secrets / Edition 1

All the very latest clinical information on hypertension is covered in this practical addition to the popular Secrets Series. Coverage includes Patient Assessment, Essential Hypertension, Secondary Hypertension, and Special Cases of Hypertension and focuses extensively on all current drugs and therapies.

• Concise answers that include the author's pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets"
• Bulleted lists, algorithms, and illustrations for quick review
• Chapters written by experts their fields
• All the most important "need-to-know" questions and answers in the proven format of the highly acclaimed Secrets Series®
• Thorough, highly detailed index
• All the latest anti-hypertensive drugs are covered

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781560534716
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 10/01/2001
Series: Secrets Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 153
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

I Patient Assessment:
Measurement of Blood Pressure -
Clinical Evaluation of Hypertension -
Artifactual Hypertension and Ambulatory -
Hypertensive Crises

II Essential Hypertension:
Epidemiology of Hypertension -
Pathophysiology of Essential (Primary) Hypertension -
Natural History of Hypertension -

III Secondary Hypertension
-Renal Parenchymal Hypertension
-Renovascular Hypertension
-Cushing's Syndrome and Congenital Adrenal
-Hyperplasia -
-Other Forms of Secondary Hypertension

IV Special Cases of Hypertension
-Childhood Hypertension
-Hypertension in Pregnancy
-Hypertension After Renal Transplantation
-Hypertension in End-stage Renal Disease
-Resistant Hypertension
-Hypertension in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus
-Isolated Systolic Hypertension and Hypertension in the Elderly

V Therapeutic Principles
-Non-drug Therapy
-Treatment of Hypertensive Crises
-Beta Blockers
-Alpha Blockers
-Calcium Channel Blockers
-Peripheral Adrenergic Inhibitors, Centrally Acting
Sympatholytics, and Vasodilators
-Angiotensin-converting Enzyme Inhibitors and Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers
-Application of Therapeutic Principles

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