March 2001, BMJ Books
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This is a practice-oriented textbook for primary care clinicians on managing hypertension. The book summarizes all available research evidence that clinicians need to care for hypertensive patients. It also interprets the data to make it meaningful and useful and that advises readers about the quality and quantity of the evidence supporting the findings. Some of the main topics addressed in this book include taking accurate blood pressure measurements, determining the effectiveness of various blood pressure treatments, controlling difficult to control blood pressure, and treating hypertensive patients with other comorbid conditions.