OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

Hypertension (2nd edition)

ISBN : 9780198701972

Price(incl.tax): 
¥3,828
Author: 
Sunil Nadar; Gregory Y. H. Lip
Pages
208 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
145 x 199 mm
Pub date
Jun 2015
Series
Oxford Cardiology Library
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The management of hypertension varies considerably from clinician to clinician. This pocketbook is a concise and evidence-based summary of current understanding and practice, including the most up-to-date guidance from national bodies and their recommendations for hypertension care. An essential tool for everyday use in managing hypertension, this book covers the different phases of investigation and definitive management, and aids clinical decision-making by collating all the relevant information and guidance in one easily accessible place.

Index: 

PART 1. EPIDEMIOLOGY, PATHOGENESIS, AND DIAGNOSIS
1. Epidemiology of hypertension
2. Pathophysiology of hypertension
3. Renovascular hypertension
4. Primary hyperaldosteronism
5. Lifestyle influences on blood pressure
6. Diagnosis and investigations of hypertension
PART 2. COMPLICATIONS OF HYPERTENSION
7. Hypertension: a cardiovascular risk factor
8. Target organ damage in hypertension
9. Left ventricular hypertrophy
PART 3. MANAGEMENT AND TREATMENT OF HYPERTENSION
10. Atrial fibrillation and hypertension
11. Non Pharmacological management of hypertension
12. Diuretics in hypertension
13. Beta-blockers in hypertension
14. Calcium-channel blockers and hypertension
15. ACE inhibitors in hypertension
16. Angiotensin receptor blockers and hyper-tension
17. Other Antihypertensives
18. Renal Denervation
19. Antithrombotic therapy in hypertension
PART 4. SPECIAL CONDITIONS
20. Hypertension and cardiovascular risk management
21. Guidelines on the pharmacological management of hypertension
22. Hypertension in pregnancy
23. Malignant hypertension
24. Treatment of the elderly patient
25. Resistant hypertension
26. Hypertension in diabetic patients

About the author: 

Sunil Nadar is a Consultant Cardiologist at the University Department of Medicine, City Hospital, Birmingham, UK. His work includes general cardiology and interventional cardiology. He performs coronary angiographies (to look at the nature of heart arteries), angioplasties (procedure to stretch blocked arteries with a balloon and stent), echocardiography and pacemakers. He also has an interest in hypertension (high blood pressure), management of palpitations and breathlessness.; Gregory Lip is Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University Department of Medicine, City Hospital, Birmingham, UK. Half of his time is spent as a clinician, and he practises the full range of cardiovascular medicine, including outpatient clinics, with large atrial fibrillation and hypertension specialist clinics, and coronary care units. As an academic, Professor Lip provides strategy and research direction for his group, with many local, national, and international collaborations in progress. He has had a major interest into the epidemiology of atrial fibrillation (AF), as well as the pathophysiology of thromboembolism in this arrhythmia.

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