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Hypertension is the chronic disease of our time, and practicing internists require good, comprehensive information about the many antihypertensive drugs available. Drug Therapy in Hypertension offers an extensively referenced review of the full range of pharmacologic interventions in use and under study, but it is a poorly edited collection of papers priced as if for a small specialty market.
Most of the chapters on classes of antihypertensive agents (the bulk of the book) are well written and useful, particularly the discussions of beta blockers, peripherally acting sympatholytic agents, and diuretics. However, at times the effect is that of blind men
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Drug Therapy in Hypertension.. Ann Intern Med. 1987;106:922. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-106-6-922_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1987;106(6):922.
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