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Contemporary Diagnosis and Management of Hypertension<sup>®</sup>
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Contemporary Diagnosis and Management of Hypertension®

The incidence of hypertension in the United States is increasing rapidly, and the condition can lead to heart disease, stroke, and other diseases. This handbook provides clinicians with an instructive overview of the pathophysiology of hypertension, including screening, diagnosis, and treatment (both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic). Dr. Weinberger is a renowned expert in the field of hypertension. Fourth edition; 167 pages.


DOODY’s 4 STAR - Contemporary Diagnosis and Management of Hypertension, 4th Edition

“Provides clinicians with an instructive overview of the pathophysiology of hypertension, including…diagnosis, and treatment…a very up-to-date…detailing the major advances… tremendously useful and a significant departure from most books on hypertension.”

– Carr, Vincent F., DO, MSA, FACC, FACP. “Contemporary Diagnosis and Management of Hypertension, 1st Edition.” Doody’s Review Service. March 2010.
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Myron H. Weinberger, MD

Myron H. Weinberger, MD

Director, Hypertension Research Center
Professor of Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Definition, Epidemiology, Natural History, and Benefits of Treatment
Chapter 2: Pathophysiology of Hypertension
Chapter 3: Evaluation of Primary (Essential) Hypertensions
Chapter 4: Evaluation for Secondary Forms of Hypertension
Chapter 5: Nonpharmacologic Treatment and Primary Prevention
Chapter 6: Drug Therapy: Attacking Extracellular Fluid Volume Expansion—Diuretics and Natriuretic Agents
Chapter 7: Drug Therapy: Attacking Increased Resistance— Vasodilating Agents
Chapter 8: Drug Therapy: Antisympathetic Agents
Chapter 9: Hypertension Associated With Other Disorders and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors
Chapter 10: Complicated Hypertension
Index

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