Hypertension and Dyslipidemia Management Essentials
An essential resource for all cardiologists, internists, and medical residents, Pharmacological Management of Hypertension and Dyslipidemia assists clinicians in the treatment of hypertension and high cholesterol, the two most easily diagnosed and treatable risk factors for cardiovascular disease. This concise yet complete handbook includes the scientific background for each drug class presented, and includes a review of the science supporting the utilization of the agents in particular patient situations. The medications and their doses and dosage forms are presented in easy to use tables, so that the practitioners can quickly access the information to make their treatment decisions, whether they are in the hospital or in an outpatient setting.
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