Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics of Hypertension

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Gordan McInnes
Elsevier, 2008 - Medical - 588 pages
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This volume reviews comprehensively the present understanding of the clinical pharmacology and therapeutics of currently available antihypertensive agents. As fewer new molecules are entering development it becomes increasingly important to utilise existing drugs in a way that exploits their full potential through a greater understanding of their molecular biology and pharmacogenomics.

  • Volume in Handbook of Hypertension series.

  • International range of expert contributors.

  • Systematically reviews the clinical pharmacology of all the antihypertensive agents.

  • Also covers treatment of hypertension in special patient goups.

  • Includes covearge of latest clinical trials and prospects for the future.

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About the author (2008)

Gavin McInnes is a prankster, provocateur, and creator of contemporary, alternative pop culture. After ten issues of his award-winning comic"Pervert" and several years of singing in punk bands, Gavin created a small punk/skate ?zine called, which became?the multi-media conglomerate known as Vice.?He wrote most of the articles in "Vice "for?thirteen years and also penned their greatest hits book "The Vice Guide to Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll", as well as other Vice compilations, and most recently an esteemed volume titled "Street Boners", based on his website streetcarnage.com.?He is also currently developing several different television shows. Referred to as "The Godfather of hipsterdom" and "the primary architect of hipsterdom," McInnes is often credited with starting the Hipster movement mostly via "Vice" magazine's ?DOs & DON?Ts? column.

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