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Blood Pressure Monitoring in Cardiovascular Medicine and Therapeutics

White, William B. (Ed.)

Originally published in the series: Contemporary Cardiology

2nd ed. 2010, XVI, 494p. 82 illus..

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  • Newly updated second edition
  • Written by world class opinion leaders
  • Comprehensive up-to-date resource
In this newly updated second edition of Blood Pressure Monitoring in Cardiovascular Medicine and Therapeutics, William B. White, MD, and a panel of highly distinguished clinicians give a critical review of every aspect of the evaluation of high blood pressure. This includes home and ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, the relationship between whole-day blood pressure and the cardiovascular disease process, and the effects of antihypertensive therapies on these blood pressure parameters. World-class contributors describe the significant advances in our understanding of the circadian pathophysiology of cardiovascular disorders and demonstrate that ambulatory blood pressure values are independent predictors of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. This book provides a comprehensive up-to-date resource of this dynamic field in hypertension and vascular disease.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » cardiovascular - heart rate - hypertension - pathophysiology - physiology

Related subjects » Cardiology & Angiology - Internal Medicine - Nephrology - Pharmacology & Toxicology

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Blood Pressure Monitoring in Cardiovascular Medicine and Therapeutics , 2nd Edition Editor: William B. White, MD, Professor of Medicine and Chief, Section of Hypertension and Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut, USA Publisher: The Humana Press, Inc, Totowa, New Jersey, USA Projected Publication and Distribution Dates: Table of Contents List of Contributors Section I. Preface - William B. White, MD Section II. Techniques for Out-of-Office Blood Pressure Monitoring 1. Self-Monitoring of Blood Pressure Thomas G. Pickering, MD 2. Evaluation of Journals, Diaries, and Indexes of Worksite and Environmental Stress Gary D. James, PhD 3. Electronic Activity Recording in Cardiovascular Disease George A. Mansoor, MD 4.** Ambulatory Monitoring of the Blood Pressure Subramanian Krishnan, MD and William B. White, MD 5. Validation and Reliability of Blood Pressure Monitors Eoin O'Brien, MD and Neil Atkins, MD Section III. Concepts in the Circadian Variation of Cardiovascular Disease 6. Cardiovascular Chronobiology Francesco Portaluppi, MD and Michael H. Smolensky, PhD page 2, Table of Contents 7. Circadian Variation of the Blood Pressure in the Population at Large Hilde Celis, MD and Jan A. Staessen, MD, PhD 8. The Importance of Heart Rate in Determining Cardiovascular Risk Paolo Palatini, MD 9. Sodium, Potassium, the Sympathetic Nervous System, and the Renin-Angiotensin System: Impact on the Circadian Variability in Blood Pressure Domenic A. Sica, MD and Dawn K. Wilson, PhD 10. Prognostic Value of Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring Paolo Verdecchia, MD, Fabio Angeli, MD and Giuseppe Schillaci, MD 11.**Circadian Rhythm of Myocardial Infarction and Sudden Cardiac Death Steven A. Shea, PhD andJames E Muller, MD 12. Seasonal, Weekly and Circadian Variability of Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke Tudor D. Vagaonescu, MD, PhD and Robert A. Phillips, MD, PhD Section IV. Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in special populations 13. Ambulatory blood pressure in older patients L. Michael Prisant, MD 14.**Ambulatory blood pressure in children and adolescents Ron Portman, MD 15. Ambulatory blood pressure during pregnancy Deborah Feldman, MD 16. Ambulatory blood pressure in patients with renal dysfunction and failure Sergio F.F. Santos, MD, PhD and Aldo Peixoto, MD Section V. Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring and therapy 17. Chronobiology and Chronopharmacology of Hypertension: Importance of Timing of Dosing Bjørn Lemmer, MD 18.**Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring for the Assessment of Antihypertensive Therapy in Clinical Trials William B. White, MD 19. Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in Clinical Practice David Smith, MD and Joel M. Neutel, MD Section VI. Index

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