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Author Kaplan, Norman M., 1931-

Title Kaplan's clinical hypertension / Norman M. Kaplan, Ronald G. Victor ; with a chapter by Joseph T. Flynn
Edition Tenth edition
Published Philadelphia : Wollters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (v, 469 pages) : illustrations
Contents 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
Summary 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
Notes Revised edition of: Kaplan's clinical hypertension / Norman M. Kaplan. 9th ed. c2006
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Hypertension.
Form Electronic book
Author Kaplan, Norman M., 1931- Kaplan's clinical hypertension
Victor, Ronald G.
ISBN 1469866579 (electronic book)
9781469866574 (electronic book)
Other Titles Clinical hypertension