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ABC of Hypertension, 6th Edition

December 2014, ©2014, BMJ Books
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High blood pressure is a common chronic medical problem encountered in primary care, yet it is commonly under diagnosed. ABC of Hypertension is a long established, practical guide to the investigation, treatment and management of hypertensive patients. This sixth edition:

  • Provides practical guidance on measurement of blood pressure and the investigation and management of hypertensive patients
  • Explains new developments in measurement and automated measurement of blood pressure and
  • Updates coverage on treatment of the elderly and explains of the implications of recent trials
  • Incorporates current British Hypertension Society and NICE guidelines
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Table of Contents

Preface vi

1 The prevalence and causes of hypertension 1
Gregory Y H Lip, D Gareth Beevers

2 Hypertension and vascular risk 10
Gregory Y H Lip, D Gareth Beevers

3 Pathophysiology of hypertension 20
Gregory Y H Lip, D Gareth Beevers

4 Blood pressure measurement, 27
Eoin O’Brien

Part 1: Factors influencing all techniques of blood pressure measurement, 27

Part 2: Conventional blood pressure measurement, 33

Part 3: Ambulatory blood pressure measurement, 38

Part 4: Self-blood pressure measurement, 43

5 Screening and management in primary care, 47
Gregory Y H Lip, D Gareth Beevers

6 Clinical assessment of patients with hypertension, 53
Gregory Y H Lip, D Gareth Beevers

7 Investigation in patients with hypertension, 57
Gregory Y H Lip, D Gareth Beevers

8 Non-pharmacological treatment of hypertension, 63
Gregory Y H Lip, D Gareth Beevers

9 The pharmacological treatment of hypertension and endovascular renal sympathetic denervation, 68
Gregory Y H Lip, D Gareth Beevers

10 Hypertension in patients with cardiovascular disease, 81
Gregory Y H Lip, D Gareth Beevers

11 Special groups; diabetes mellitus, renal disease, renal artery stenosis and connective tissue diseases, 87
Gregory Y H Lip, D Gareth Beevers

12 Ethnicity, age and hypertension, 93
Gregory Y H Lip, D Gareth Beevers

13 Hypertension, pregnancy and the oral contraceptives, 98
Gregory Y H Lip, D Gareth Beevers

Index, 108

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Reviews

"The book is clearly written. There is an overview to each chapter. Subheadings are widely used to make it easy to find specific topics and there is a good index. The text is illustrated with diagrams, flowcharts and graphs. The last of these is appropriate to the current topic which is data rich." (Reference Reviews 2016)
The book is clearly written. There is an
overview to each chapter. Subheadings are
widely used to make it easy to find specific
topics and there is a good index. The text is
illustrated with diagrams, flowcharts and graphs.
The last of these is appropriate to the current
topic which is data rich.
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E-book   
ABC of Hypertension, 6th Edition
ISBN : 978-1-118-59256-4
128 pages
November 2014
$35.99   BUY

Paperback   
ABC of Hypertension, 6th Edition
ISBN : 978-0-470-65962-5
128 pages
December 2014
$44.95   BUY

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ABC of Hypertension, 6th Edition
ISBN : 978-1-118-88753-0
128 pages
October 2015
$44.95   BUY

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