Hypertension Secrets - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780323758529, 9780323758567

Hypertension Secrets

2nd Edition

Editors: Edgar Lerma James Luther Swapnil Hiremath
Paperback ISBN: 9780323758529
eBook ISBN: 9780323758567
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st October 2021
Page Count: 224
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Table of Contents

HYPERTENSION SECRETS, 2nd Edition

EDITORS: EDGAR V. LERMA and SWAPNIL HIREMATH

Contents

  1. PATIENT ASSESSMENT

    1. Measurement of Blood Pressure
    2. Clinical Evaluation of Hypertension
    3. Hypertensive Crises

  1. ESSENTIAL HYPERTENSION

    1. Epidemiology of Hypertension
    2. Pathophysiology of Essential (Primary) Hypertension – Isolated Systolic HTN, Diastolic HTN
    3. Natural History of Hypertension

  1. SECONDARY HYPERTENSION

    1. Definition, Non-compliant, Screening for secondary HTN
    2. Renal Parenchymal Hypertension
    3. Renovascular Hypertension
    4. Coarctation of the Aorta
    5. Mineralocorticoid Excess: Primary Aldosteronism
    6. Pheochromocytoma
    7. Glucocorticoid Excess: Cushing’s Syndrome and Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
    8. Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    9. Drug or Alcohol-induced
    10. Thyroid Disorders
    11. Primary Hyperparathyroidism
    12. Acromegaly

  1. HYPERTENSION IN SPECIFIC POPULATIONS

    1. Hypertension in the Pediatric Population
    2. Hypertension in Chronic Kidney Disease and End Stage Kidney Disease
    3. Hypertension in Obese Individuals
    4. Hypertension in African Americans
    5. Hypertension in the Elderly
    6. Hypertension in Pregnancy
    7. Hypertension after Kidney Transplantation
    8. <


Description

For more than 30 years, the highly regarded Secrets Series® has provided students and practitioners in all areas of health care with concise, focused, and engaging resources for quick reference and exam review. Hypertension Secrets, 2nd Edition, offers practical, up-to-date coverage of the full range of essential topics in this dynamic field. This highly regarded resource features the Secrets’ popular question-and-answer format that also includes lists, tables, pearls, memory aids, and an easy-to-read style – making inquiry, reference, and review quick, easy, and enjoyable.


Details

No. of pages:
224
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2021
Published:
1st October 2021
Imprint:
Elsevier
Paperback ISBN:
9780323758529
eBook ISBN:
9780323758567

About the Editors

Edgar Lerma

EDGAR V. LERMA, MD, FACP, FASN, FPSN (Hon) Clinical Professor of Medicine Section of Nephrology University of Illinois at Chicago; College of Medicine/ Advocate Christ Medical Center Oak Lawn, IL. Dr. Lerma edited the 4th edition of Nephrology Secrets

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Section of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois and Chicago College of Medicine; Associates in Nephrology, S.C., Chicago, Illinois

James Luther

Swapnil Hiremath