This best-selling clinical reference by a world-renowned authority on hypertension was listed as the #1 reference book for hypertension by the American Society for Hypertension in 2006.
For this tenth edition, Dr. Kaplan has a co-author, Ronald Victor, MD, to handle the basic research aspects of hypertension. Highlights include new developments in the pathogenesis of hypertension; discussions on the significance of nighttime blood pressure; new information on the relationship of sleep apnea to blood pressure; updates on diagnosing primary aldosteronism; and detailed information on the latest antihypertensive drugs, including combination drugs.
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Doody's Star Rating® This best–selling clinical reference by a world–renowned authority on hypertension was listed as the #1 reference book for hypertension by the American Society for Hypertension in 2006. Dr. Kaplan integrates the latest basic science findings and clinical trial data and presents up–to–date, practical, evidence–based recommendations for treatment and prevention of all forms of hypertension. Abundant algorithms and flow charts are included to aid clinicians in decision–making.
Expert review from Doody's Review Service: "Overall, this is a well done book on the broad field of hypertension. Its strengths include the comprehensive coverage, extensive referencing of the latest research, and the engaging writing style of the authors." Amit Prasad, MD Ochsner Clinic Foundation www.doody.com/drs