Hypertension in the Elderly - Clinical Hypertension and Vascular Diseases (Hardback)L. Michael Prisant (editor)
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Publisher: Humana Press Inc.
Number of pages: 532
Weight: 2090 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 30 mm
Edition: 2005 ed.
"The authors provide a comprehensive review of clinical trials of pharmacologic therapies conducted in elderly patients for treatment of hypertension and results of nonpharmacologic approaches that have important roles in prevention and as adjuvant therapy. The reviews are current, and many tables and figures have been reproduced from landmark publications to augment textual descriptions." -Annals of Internal Medicine
"..a comprehensive in-depth review of the literature, making it a useful reference for clinicians and clinical investigators."
- American College of Physicians
"This is a splendid treatise on hypertension in the elderly. The flow of the chapters is superb. The authors are all conservative in their viewpoint and never dogmatic or parochial. The writing is concise and lucid and the references are well chosen and well cited. The illustrations underscore the points as well. The is a most thoughtful and useful effort." - Doody's Health Sciences and Book Review Journal
"...a fine book." -American Journal of Cardiology
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