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The author has used well his extensive experience to present in easily readable fashion a method of studying the patient with hypertension. Dr. Edwards might well have injected more of his own opinions into this treatise, but he does supply a very comprehensive bibliography which should be helpful to those working in the field. However, the book has much to offer to the student and the general practitioner, as well as the specialist.
Following a definition of hypertension and a discussion of factors which influence the maintenance of blood pressure, the author reviews the differences between essential, neurogenic, and accelerated
Management of Hypertensive Diseases.. Ann Intern Med. ;55:171–172. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-55-1-171
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;55(1):171-172.
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