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Uniform Title Hypertension (Black)
Title Hypertension : a companion to Braunwald's heart disease / [edited by] George L. Bakris, Matthew J. Sorrentino

Edition Third edition
Published Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier, [2018]
Online access available from:
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (chiefly color)
Contents General population and global cardiovascular risk prediction -- Hypertension in Latin/Hispanic population -- Hypertension in east Asians and native Hawaiians -- Hypertension in south Asians -- Pathogenesis of hypertension -- Genetics of hypertension -- Inflammation and immunity in hypertension -- The environment and high blood pressure -- Office blood pressure measurement -- Home monitoring of blood pressure -- Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in clinical hypertension management -- White-coat and masked hypertension -- Renovascular hypertension and ischemic nephropathy -- Secondary hypertension : primary hyperaldosteronism and mineralocorticoid excess states -- Secondary hypertension : pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma -- Secondary hypertension : sleep disturbances including sleep apnea -- Hypertension in children : diagnosis and treatment -- The natural history of untreated hypertension -- Isolated systolic hypertension -- Assessment of target organ damage -- Diet and blood pressure -- Diuretics in hypertension -- Peripheral adrenergic blockers -- Renin angiotensin aldosterone system blockers -- Calcium channel blockers -- Central sympathetic agents and direct vasodilators -- Use of combination therapies -- Device therapies -- Alternative approaches for lowering blood pressure -- Approach to difficult to manage primary hypertension -- Hypertension in ischemic heart disease -- Heart failure -- Hypertension and chronic kidney disease -- Transplant hypertension -- Obesity -- Cerebrovascular disease -- Diabetes mellitus -- Dyslipidemia -- Hypertension in pregnancy -- Hypertension in older people -- Hypertension in African Americans -- Orthostatic hypotension -- Resistant hypertension -- Hypertension and the perioperative period -- Aorta and peripheral arterial disease in hypertension -- Hypertensive emergencies and urgencies -- Meta-analyses of blood pressure lowering trials and the blood pressure lowering treatment trialists' collaboration -- Team-based care for hypertension management -- Understanding and improving medication adherence -- Updated American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology; European Society of Hypertension/International Society of Hypertension guidelines
Summary The third edition of Hypertension: A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease, by Drs. George L. Bakris and Matthew Sorrentino, focuses on every aspect of managing and treating patients who suffer from hypertensive disorders. Designed for cardiologists, endocrinologists and nephrologists alike, this expansive, in-depth review boasts expert guidance from contributors worldwide, keeping you abreast of the latest developments from basic science to clinical trials and guidelines. Hypertension also includes an Expert Consult eBook updated with late-breaking clinical trials, reviews of important new articles, and the latest guidance on clinical practice, all selected and masterfully edited by Dr. Eugene Braunwald
Notes Complemented by: Braunwald's heart disease / edited by Douglas L. Mann, Douglas P. Zipes, Peter Libby, Robert O. Bonow, Eugene Braunwald. 10th edition. 2015
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Description based on online resource; title from pdf title page (ClinicalKey, viewed March 3, 2017)
Subject Hypertension.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0323429734 (electronic bk.)
0323508766 (electronic bk.)
9780323429733 (electronic bk.)
9780323508766 (electronic bk.)
OTHER TI Complemented by (expression): Braunwald's heart disease. 10th edition. 2015