Publication Year: 2009
Authors/Editor: Kaplan, Norman M.; Weber, Michael A.,
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 89
All the 'essentials' needed to manage patients in the office, on the ward, and in the intensive care unit
Hypertension affects hundreds of millions of individuals worldwide, including 60% of those over the age of 60. Proper treatment reduces by 30% the incidence and fatality from coronary heart disease, heart failure, stroke, and kidney disease.
This volume is a current, concise, and practical step-by-step guide to the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of hypertension. More than 50 clinical trials, common management pitfalls, and cardiovascular risk reduction measures are also described.