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Hypertension is a daily clinical challenge for many physicians. Algorithms have served well, but sound clinical judgment remains in demand. This readable, stimulating, and authoritative book offers the reader an excellent opportunity to go beyond the algorithm in managing hypertensive patients.
The clinician, for whom the book is primarily intended, will find it usable and relevant, albeit with a somewhat endocrinologic stress. Common clinical problems receive the most attention. A discussion of essential hypertension takes up almost half the book. Chapters on renal and renovascular hypertension, primary aldosteronism, pheochromocytoma, hypertension with pregnancy, and hypertension in the adolescent are sufficiently detailed
Clinical Hypertension.. Ann Intern Med. ;98:432. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-98-3-432_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1983;98(3):432.
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