The investigation and treatment of hypertension, a leading risk favor for cardiovascular disease throughout the world, remains a challenge, even in developed countries. Although antihypertensives have been available for 50 years, the rational and effective use of the myriad of existing drugs remains a concern, as does the desire to identify patients with secondary hypertension from the mass of individuals with primary or essential hypertension. The aim of this handbook is to provide state-of-the-art information concerning ...

Hypertension 2010, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199229550

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