This pocketbook is a guide for hospital doctors, general practitioners and other health care professionals involved in the care of patients with hypertension. Using a similar format to that of the other titles in the Churchill's Pocketbook series, it clearly and concisely details the important points of the origins, diagnosis, investigation and treatment of hypertension, taking full account of the latest evidence available. It provides information on hypertension in special patient groups including the elderly and in pregnancy, and on the management of hypertensive emergencies. A special chapter at the end is devoted to answering the questions that are most frequently asked by GPs and patients.
A concise and authoritative guide for all working in the care of patients with hypertension.
Illustrative with two-colour line drawings as well as colour and black and white photographs.
Written by three specialists in the field of hypertension.
A user friendly, well-referenced and up-to-date source of information on all the main aspects of hypertension.