Manual of Hypertension is a comprehensive guide to current medical understanding of hypertension, its complications and management.
The book is comprised of 56 chapters, beginning with detailed sections on epidemiology and pathophysiology of hypertension, followed by secondary hypertension. Further sections cover the examination, diagnosis, and management of hypertension.
The manual features chapters on a range of comorbidities and management of patients with associated conditions, including rheumatic diseases, obesity, obstructive sleep apnoea, renal damage, dyslipidemia and hyperuricemia.
Manual of Hypertension incorporates the latest clinical trials and JNC 8 guidelines, providing up-to-date content. With colour images throughout, this book is ideal for use in everyday clinical practice.
- Comprehensive guide to complications and management of hypertension
- Covers a wide range of comorbidities and associated conditions
- Incorporates latest clinical trials and JNC 8 guidelines
- Full colour images throughout
A Muruganathan MD FRCP (GLASG) FRCP (LONDON) FACP (USA) FPCP (Philippines) FIC
Chief Consultant, General Medicine, A G Hospital, Tirupur, Tamil Nadu, India
1. Hypertension and Diabetes 2. Hypertension in COPD 3. Hypertension – Indian Perspective 4. Epidemiology of Hypertension in India- An Overview 5. Hypertension Management in Chronic Kidney Disease: ACE-Is/Arbs Practical Issues 6. Hypertension in Pregnancy 7. Interventions in Hypertension 8. Gut Microbiota, Diet and Hypertension 9. Management of Hypertension in 2015 10. Combination Therapy in Hypertension: An Asia-Pacific Consensus Viewpoint 11. Central Aortic Pressure and Pulse Wave Velocity as Prognostic Indicators in Hypertension 12. Hypertension in Rheumatic Diseases 13. Parental Antihypertensive – Which & Why? 14. Beta Blockers in Hypertension 15. Hemodynamics of Hypertension 16. Pulse Pressure as a Cardiovascular Risk Factor and Clinical Significance of High Heart Rate in Hypertension 17. Aorta Aortitis and Hypertension 18. Hypertension in Elderly 19. Hypotension: Cause & Cure 20. Thiazide-like Diuretics: Uncovering the Well Known Unknown 21. Pharmacogenomics in The Management of Hypertension 22. Hypertension Guidelines – An Analytical Overview What is the Lesson for Us? 23. Role of ABPM in Clinical Practice 24. Antihypertensives with Reno Protection 25. Resistant Hypertension 26. Obesity-Related Hypertension 27. Hypertension and Uric Acid 28.Perioperative Management of Hypertension 29. Indian Scenario of Hypertension in Young 30. Role of Ccbs Revisited – Does Cilnidipine Hold Promise in Lowering Blood Pressure in Patients with Hypertension? 31. The Diagnostic Approach in Uncomplicated and Complicated Hypertension 32. Sexual Health in Hypertension 33.Hypertension: ECG in Decision Making 34. Blood Pressure Variability: Methodological Aspects, Physiology and Clinical Implications 35. Impaired Autonomic Cardiovascular Control in Hypertension 36. Hypertension and Obstructive Sleep Apnea 37. Hypertension and Coronary Artery Disease 38. Interventional Trials in Hypertension: What Have We Learned and What Remains to be Learned? 39. Etiological and Pathophysiological Aspects of Hypertension: Other Humoral-Endocrine Factors 40. Secondary Hypertension: Diagnosis and Treatment 41. Renal Damage and Hypertension: Mechanisms of Renal End-Organ Damage 42. The Renin-Angiotension-Aldosterone System 43. Emerging Antihypertensive Drugs 44. Retinal Changes in Hypertension 45. BP Measurements and Blood Pressure Response to Acute Physical And Mental Stress 46. The Metabolic Syndrome in Hypertension 47. Hypertension: Dyslipidemia and Hyperuricemia 48. Role of Echocardiography in Optimal Management of Hypertension 49. Genetic Basis of Blood Pressure and Hypertension 50. Hypertension and Sexual Health 51. Autonomic Nervous System and Hypertension 52. Other Hormonal Factors in the Pathogenesis of Hypertension 53. Management of Hypertension in Takayasu’s Disease 54. Socioeconomic Factors and Hypertension Awareness, Treatment and Control In India 55. Standardization of BP Measurement and Importance of Ambulatory Monitoring 56. Non Pharmacological Approach to Reduce Blood Pressure