Item description for The Year in Hypertension 2004 by H. Gavras...
The ever-expanding field of cardiovascular research has led to a huge number of publications in specialized medical journals. For the practicing physician and other medical specialists it is a daunting task to try to keep up with this onslaught and, in particular, to sort out from this wealth of information the pieces that are clinically meaningful and may impact their practice. The fifth annual issue of The Year in Hypertension, this volume draws upon the expertise of distinguished hypertension specialists to evaluate the latest literature and examine the most important and clinically significant advances of interest to a wide range of busy clinicians. The book highlights the pathophysiology of hypertension and the interface of high blood pressure with other cardiovascular risk factors. The contributors review the latest trials and meta-analyses, and comment on the plethora of guidelines that are emerging. Each chapter includes a summary the most important papers in that topic, their authors' interpretation of the results, and the contributing specialists' commentary on the validity of the findings, their scientific strengths and possible caveats, their clinical applicability, and their overall potential impact on healthcare. Using the proven format that distinguishes this series from all others, the book is a guide to the massive output of contemporary literature and offers a consensus view of how the field is evolving.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.5" Width: 6.6" Height: 0.9" Weight: 1.85 lbs.
Release Date Jun 14, 2004
Publisher Informa HealthCare
ISBN 1904392288 ISBN13 9781904392286