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Essential Hypertension

ISBN: 978-1-60795-168-1

9781607951681

Price
$34.95

 


SPECIFICATIONS
February 2013
470 pages
ISBN 978-1-60795-168-1
$34.95
 
John Malcolm Cruickshank M.D
University College Hospital, London
Independent Cardiovascular consultant
Withington Hospital, Manchester
United Kingdom
 
DESCRIPTION
 
Essential (primary) Hypertension is the most current, concise, and practical step-by-step guide to the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of hypertension.
 
This book provides all the knowledge base needed to identify and manage patients with  Hypertension. 60% of those over the age of 60 suffer from Hypertension, a disease which affects hundreds of millions of individuals worldwide. This book guides the reader to understanding, proper diagnosis treatment .
 
KEY FEATURES
·    Authoritatively written current and concise
·     Presents a brief description of the history, concepts, pathophysiology, and riskfactors
·      Superb illustrations, diagrams and tables
·      Fits in coat pocket for quick reference
 
AUDIENCE
Cardiologists, congenial heart surgeons and adult congenital disease specialists
 
 
CONTENTS
1 Brief history
2 What is High BP
3 Pathophysiology of Essential (Primary) Hypertenion
4 Essential hypertension as a risk factor
5 Best way to lower ↑BP
6 End-organ damage
7 Hard End-point Studies
8 Hypertension and CAD
9 Debate on UK, European, American Guide-lines
10 The Heart-rate factor