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Interesting Cases in Hypertension

Useful Lessons on Management

Gurpreet S Wander

150 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

Hypertension is another name for high blood pressure. It can lead to severe complications and increases the risk of heart disease, stroke, and death. Blood pressure is the force exerted by the blood against the walls of the blood vessels.

This book presents a selection of clinical case scenarios illustrating diagnostic and management techniques for hypertension.  

Divided into ten sections, the text begins with discussion on hypertension and associated risk factors, and different types of hypertension.

The following sections cover ECGs, diagnosis, and cases of hypertension with comorbidities including pregnancy, renal disorders and vascular conditions. The final section examines secondary hypertension.

Each chapter features a clinical case with detailed discussion on diagnosis and management strategies, followed by a selection of questions for self assessment and further learning.

Key points

  • Selection of clinical case scenarios for diagnosis and management of hypertension
  • Covers different types of hypertension, including with comorbidities
  • Includes discussion on secondary hypertension
  • Each case features questions for self assessment and further learning
Author Bio

Gurpreet S Wander MD DM
Professor and Head, Department of Cardiology, Hero DMC Heart Institute, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab, India