Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and Hypertension Essentials

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Oct 22, 2010 - Medical - 148 pages
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The World's Leading Experts Provide all the 'Essentials' Needed to Manage Patients in the Office and on the Ward! Nearly 17% of adults in the United States have Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), and one of the most common causes of CKD is hypertension. Treatment of hypertension has become the most important intervention in the management of all forms of Chronic Kidney Disease. Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and Hypertension Essentials is a current, concise, and practical step-by-step guide to the identification, treatment and management of hypertension in patients with CKD. This quick reference is an ideal resource for primary care physicians, cardiologists, nephrologists and physicians in training.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER 2 EPIDEMIOLOGY OF HYPERTENSION IN CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE
7
CHAPTER 3 ASSESSMENT OF THE HYPERTENSIVE PATIENT FOR KIDNEY DISEASE
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CHAPTER 4 SECONDARY AND RESISTANT HYPERTENSION
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CHAPTER 5 HYPERTENSION IN END STAGE RENAL DISEASE
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CHAPTER 6 APPROACHES TO HYPERTENSION IN CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE
73
CHAPTER 7 CONTROVERSIES IN HYPERTENSION AND CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE
117
INDEX
141
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