Kaplan's Clinical Hypertension
by Norman M. Kaplan, Ellin Lieberman, William Neal
Hardcover 8th edition (March 15, 2002)
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Publishers; ISBN: 0781732247
This highly acclaimed clinical reference by a world-renowned authority on hypertension is now in its thoroughly revised, updated Eighth Edition. Dr. Kaplan integrates the latest basic science findings and clinical trial data and presents up-to-date, practical recommendations for treatment and prevention of all forms of hypertension.
This edition offers guidelines on the use of newer antihypertensive agents, including angiotensin II-receptor blockers and neutral vasopeptidase inhibitors. Other timely issues addressed include accuracy of home blood pressure monitoring devices; long-term prognosis of white-coat hypertension; recent advances in genetics; results of controlled trials on therapy of renovascular hypertension; and new diagnostic tests for mineralocorticoid hypertension