ABC of Hypertension (ABC Series 6th Revised edition)

ABC of Hypertension (ABC Series 6th Revised edition)

By: Eoin T. O'Brien (author), D. Gareth Beevers (author), Gregory Y. H. Lip (author)Paperback

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High blood pressure is a common chronic medical problem encountered in primary care, yet it is commonly under diagnosed. ABC of Hypertension is a long established, practical guide to the investigation, treatment and management of hypertensive patients. This sixth edition: * Provides practical guidance on measurement of blood pressure and the investigation and management of hypertensive patients * Explains new developments in measurement and automated measurement of blood pressure and * Updates coverage on treatment of the elderly and explains of the implications of recent trials * Incorporates current British Hypertension Society and NICE guidelines

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Contents

Preface vi 1 The prevalence and causes of hypertension 1 Gregory Y H Lip, D Gareth Beevers 2 Hypertension and vascular risk 10 Gregory Y H Lip, D Gareth Beevers 3 Pathophysiology of hypertension 20 Gregory Y H Lip, D Gareth Beevers 4 Blood pressure measurement, 27 Eoin O Brien Part 1: Factors influencing all techniques of blood pressure measurement, 27 Part 2: Conventional blood pressure measurement, 33 Part 3: Ambulatory blood pressure measurement, 38 Part 4: Self-blood pressure measurement, 43 5 Screening and management in primary care, 47 Gregory Y H Lip, D Gareth Beevers 6 Clinical assessment of patients with hypertension, 53 Gregory Y H Lip, D Gareth Beevers 7 Investigation in patients with hypertension, 57 Gregory Y H Lip, D Gareth Beevers 8 Non-pharmacological treatment of hypertension, 63 Gregory Y H Lip, D Gareth Beevers 9 The pharmacological treatment of hypertension and endovascular renal sympathetic denervation, 68 Gregory Y H Lip, D Gareth Beevers 10 Hypertension in patients with cardiovascular disease, 81 Gregory Y H Lip, D Gareth Beevers 11 Special groups; diabetes mellitus, renal disease, renal artery stenosis and connective tissue diseases, 87 Gregory Y H Lip, D Gareth Beevers 12 Ethnicity, age and hypertension, 93 Gregory Y H Lip, D Gareth Beevers 13 Hypertension, pregnancy and the oral contraceptives, 98 Gregory Y H Lip, D Gareth Beevers Index, 108

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/11/2014
  • ISBN13: 9780470659625
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9780470659625
  • weight: 390
  • ISBN10: 0470659629
  • edition: 6th Revised edition

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