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Jonathan Barratt

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date: 27 January 2021

Clinical approach to hypertension 286

Renovascular disease 292

Malignant hypertension 300

Hypertensive children 304

Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy 310

Hypertension (HTN) is one of the most common conditions encountered in medical practice. For the majority of patients, the etiology is unknown and the treatment is straightforward. This chapter provides an overview of the clinical assessment of a hypertensive patient with particular reference to the less common etiologies, its complications and initial treatment options....

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