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Kaplan's Clinical Hypertension

ISBN-10: 1605475033

ISBN-13: 9781605475035

Edition: 10th 2009 (Revised)

Authors: Norman M. Kaplan, Ronald G. Victor

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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. 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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Book details

List price: $71.00
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 11/23/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 560
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.376
Language: English

Dedication
Preface to the Tenth Edition
Hypertension in the Population at Large
Measurement of Blood Pressure
Primary Hypertension: Pathogenesis
Primary Hypertension: Natural History and Evaluation
Treatment of Hypertension: Why, When, How Far
Treatment of Hypertension: Lifestyle Modifications
Treatment of Hypertension: Drug Therapy
Hypertensive Crises
Renal Parenchymal Hypertension
Renovascular Hypertension
Primary Aldosteronism
Pheochromocytoma (with a Preface about Incidental Adrenal Masses)
Hypertension Induced by Cortisol or Deoxycorticosterone
Other Forms of Identifiable Hypertension
Hypertension with Pregnancy and the Pill
Hypertension in Childhood and Adolescence
Appendix: Patient Information
Index