Chapter

Epidemiology of hypertension

Sunil Nadar

in Hypertension

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199547579
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199607266 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199547579.003.0001

Series: Oxford Cardiology Library

Epidemiology of hypertension

Show Summary Details

Preview

Hypertension is a very common condition with a high risk of future cardiovascular events. Many factors influence the prevalence and management of hypertension. Lifestyle factors along with genetic influences determine the development of hypertension. From a public health point of view, intense screening and patient education are important in the diagnosis, management and prevention of hypertension.

Chapter.  2000 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.