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Title Lifestyle modification for the prevention and treatment of hypertension / edited by Paul K. Whelton, Jiang He, Gail T. Louis
Published New York : Marcel Dekker, [2003]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 403 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. Hypertension as an important public health challenge / Jiang He, Patricia M. Kearney, and Paul K. Whelton -- 2. Blood pressure and risk of vascular disease / Jiang He, Patricia M. Kearney, and Paul Muntner -- 3. Strategies for prevention of adverse blood pressure levels / Jeremiah Stamler -- 4. Strategies for treatment of hyper tension / Norman M. Kaplan -- 5. Weight reduction / Shiriki Kumanyika and Nayyar Iqbal -- 6. Dietary salt reduction / Jeffrey A. Cutler, Eva Obarzanek, and Edward J. Roccella -- 7. Moderation of alcohol consumption / Ian B. Puddey and William C. Cushman -- 8. Physical activity / Kazuko Ishikawa-Takata and Toshiki Ohta -- 9. Potassium supplementation / Paul K. Whelton and Jiang He -- 10. Calcium and magnesium supplementation / Francesco P. Cappuccio -- 11. Macronutrients, fiber, cholesterol, and dietary patterns / Lawrence J. Appel and Paul Elliott -- 12. Dietary w3 fatty acids / Lawrence J. Beilin and Trevor A. Mori -- 13. Biofeedback and relaxation / Thomas Pickering and Mohammad Rafey -- 14. Intervention in children / Elaine Urbina, Sathanur R. Srinivasan, and Gerald S. Berenson -- 15. Intervention in the elderly / Jeff D. Williamson and William B. Applegate -- 16. Intervention in minorities / Daniel W. Jones and Marion R. Wofford -- 17. Policies for prevention and treatment of hypertension / Edward D. Frohlich, Edward J. Roccella, and Claude Lenfant
Summary This text compiles all available scientific evidence on the efficacy of lifestyle modification, focusing on the effective implementation of the interventional techniques and skills necessary to assist clinicians in the management of the hypertensive patient
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Hypertension -- Prevention.
Hypertension -- Treatment.
Hypertension -- prevention & control.
Dietary Supplements.
Health Behavior.
Hypertension -- diet therapy.
Hypertension -- epidemiology.
Genre/Form Statistics.
Form Electronic book
Author He, Jiang, Ph. D.
Louis, Gail T.
Whelton, Paul K. (Paul Kieran), 1946-
ISBN 0824755146 (electronic bk.)
9780824755140 (electronic bk.)