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Published by Elsevier in Amsterdam, New York .
Written in English


  • Hypertension -- epidemiology

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementeditor, C.J. Bulpitt.
SeriesHandbook of hypertension -- v. 20
ContributionsBulpitt, Christopher J.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 706 p. :
Number of Pages706
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21484937M
ISBN 10044482779X, 0444903410

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The third edition of Hypertension: A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease, by Drs. George L. Bakris and Matthew Sorrentino, focuses on every aspect of managing and treating patients who suffer from hypertensive disorders. Designed for cardiologists, endocrinologists and nephrologists alike, this expansive, in-depth review boasts expert guidance from contributors worldwide, keeping you /5(3). Browse book content. About the book. Search in this book. Search in this book. Browse content Table of contents. Contributors Foreword Preface Acknowledgments. SECTION 1: Epidemiology and Pathophysiology. Select Chapter 1 - Epidemiology of Hypertension. Book chapter Full text access. Chapter 1 - Epidemiology of Hypertension. Donald M. Lloyd. Basic epidemiology was originally written with a view to strengthening education, training and research in the field of public health. Since the book was published in , more than 50 copies have been printed, and it has been translated into more than 25 languages. A list of these languages and contact addresses of local. Hypertension is a worldwide epidemic; accordingly, its epidemiology has been well studied. Data from National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) spanning in the United States found that in the population aged 20 years or older, an estimated 86 million adults had hypertension, with a prevalence of 34%.

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