In this edition of the "Atlas of Hypertension", Dr. Norman Hollenberg and more than 20 leading authorities have worked together to capture the most updated and pertinent information in the field of hypertension. This new edition is a modern and complete visual library of up-to-date information on the most current pharmacologic and treatment advances in the field. With over 600 vivid illustrations, clinical photographs, instructive diagrams and charts, this updated reference provides a detailed and accurate insight into treatment and management of hypertension, covering a full range of topics. Together with detailed legends and extensive reference listings, the illustrations deliver comprehensive guidance to effective diagnosis and treatment of a wide breadth of these clinical challenges.
Pathogenesis of Hypertension: Genetic and Environmental Factors.- Role of the Nervous System in Human Hypertension.- Kidney, Sodium, and the Renin-Angiotensin System.- Pathogenesis of Hypertension: Vascular Mechanisms.- Cardiovascular Risk Assessment in Hypertension.- Secondary Hypertension: Adrenal and Nervous Systems.- Antihypertensive Agents: Mechanisms of Drug Action.- Recent Therapeutic Trials.- Antihypertensive Therapy: Patient Selection and Special Problems.- Antihypertensive Therapy: Progression of Renal Injury.- Antihypertensive Therapy: Compliance and Quality of Life.- Special Situations in the Management of Hypertension.- Recommendations of the JNC 7 Report.- Newer Antihypertensive Agents.- Accurate and Reliable Blood Pressure Measurement in the Clinic and Home.