Epidemiology of hypertension

Sunil Nadar

in Hypertension

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199547579
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199607266 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Cardiology Library

Epidemiology of hypertension

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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

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