Written by Graham MacGregor, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Chairman of Blood Pressure UK, and Michael Stowasser, Professor of Medicine, Hypertension Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia, this updated fifth edition provides a practical evidence-based approach to the diagnosis and management of high blood pressure.
Though the book is aimed at primary care professionals, it is accessible to anyone with a general interest in high blood pressure.
Subjects covered include:
- the dangers of raised blood pressure
- when to treat
- how to treat
- 'white-coat hypertension'.
It also features sections on up-to-date trial results, uncontrolled hypertension and special considerations for the treatment of children, pregnant women, the elderly and patients with diabetes.