• Instructive exploration of diagnosis and management of disease to aid practising clinicians and trainee doctors • Topic-focused, highly illustrated with succint text - provides collection of original images for clinician's desktop • Enables doctors managing hypertensive patients at risk of stroke to define suitable management plan.
Isaac Silverman, Stroke Center, Hartford Hospital, Connecticut, USA; Marilyn Rymer, Mid-America Brain and Stroke Institute, St Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, USA; Luis Ruilope, Hypertension Unit, Hospital 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain.
In patients with a history of stroke or TIAs, blood pressure lowering markedly reduces the incidence of stroke recurrence. This guide provides a visual overview of the basic concepts clinicians managing patients with hypertension should understand about ischemic stroke. This includes an in-depth assessment of the relationship between treatment of hypertension and primary and secondary stroke prevention. This title will be a useful reference for doctors treating hypertension in hospital and primary care.
Specialists in hypertension, nephrologists, general physicians, primary care doctors
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