Combination drug therapy for hypertension
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Published by Author"s Pub. House, Lippincott-Raven Publishers in New York, Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Antihypertensive Agents -- therapeutic use,
  • Antihypertensive agents,
  • Drug Therapy, Combination,
  • Hypertension -- chemotherapy,
  • Hypertension -- drug therapy

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Lionel H. Opie, Franz H. Messerli.
ContributionsMesserli, Franz H., Opie, Lionel H.
LC ClassificationsRC685 .H8C65 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 176 p. :
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20206532M
ISBN 101881063054

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Later chapters are devoted to the effects of combination drug therapy on such crucial issues as cardiac and renal alterations, stroke, and cardiovascular risk factors. In total this book, which is well presented and easy to read, constitutes a first deserving attempt to promote combination drug therapy in Author: Alain Simon. Adding to this, Combination Therapy in Hypertension will cover current control rates of blood pressure worldwide, the benefits of monotherapy and combination therapy, examine the effectiveness, risk of adverse effects, compliance, and cost of the available therapies and will also include information on relevant outcome studies. A prominent advocate of the need for combination therapy in the management of hypertension, Dr. Neutel has researched and lectured extensively on the subject and has authored numerous abstracts, journal articles and book chapters. He has also been a reviewer and served on the editorial boards for a number of high profile journals. PSAP BOOK 1 t Cardiology 8 Hypertension readings of –/80–89 mm Hg should receive drug ther-apy (Muntner ). Hypertension prevalence increases as patients age. Using the lower threshold as defined by the ACC/AHA guide-lines, the prevalence of hypertension for patients 20–44 years of age is 30% in men and 19% in women.