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Evidence-Based Hypertension
  1. Daniel M Panisko, MD, MPH
  1. University Health Network University of Toronto Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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    Mulrow CD, ed. Evidence-Based Hypertension. London: BMJ Books, 2001.

    Evidence-Based Hypertension has successfully achieved its goal to be a “practice-based textbook” that provides primary care practitioners with an evidence-based approach to the management of hypertension. The authors have also succeeded admirably in achieving their secondary goal of providing patient-centered approaches.

    The almost pocket-sized handbook is clearly organised with chapters whose titles frame the vital questions in hypertension management. An opening chapter orients readers to the book's purpose, philosophy, and style. Diagnosis of hypertension, impact of cardiovascular risk factors, treatment of hypertension, integration of management with comorbid conditions, continuing care, difficult clinical situations, and hypertension in pregnancy are …

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