ABC of Hypertension

ABC of Hypertension

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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 guidelinesMost patients with hypertension are managed in primary care, and general practitioners and practice nurses are responsible for ... If ABPM facilities are not available or cannot be tolerated, HBPM is recommended in the 2011 NICE/BHS guidelines. ... systemic lupus erythematosus) Corticosteroid therapy History of pre -eclampsia or hypertension in pregnancy Oral contraceptive use Overweight or obesityanbsp;...

Title:ABC of Hypertension
Author:Gareth Beevers, Gregory Y. H. Lip, Eoin O'Brien
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2014-11-26


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