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EDITORS: EDGAR V. LERMA and SWAPNIL HIREMATH
- PATIENT ASSESSMENT
- Measurement of Blood Pressure
- Clinical Evaluation of Hypertension
- Hypertensive Crises
- ESSENTIAL HYPERTENSION
- Epidemiology of Hypertension
- Pathophysiology of Essential (Primary) Hypertension - Isolated Systolic HTN, Diastolic HTN
- Natural History of Hypertension
- SECONDARY HYPERTENSION
- Definition, Non-compliant, Screening for secondary HTN
- Renal Parenchymal Hypertension
- Renovascular Hypertension
- Coarctation of the Aorta
- Mineralocorticoid Excess: Primary Aldosteronism
- Glucocorticoid Excess: Cushing's Syndrome and Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
- Obstructive Sleep Apnea
- Drug or Alcohol-induced
- Thyroid Disorders
- Primary Hyperparathyroidism
- HYPERTENSION IN SPECIFIC POPULATIONS
- Hypertension in the Pediatric Population
- Hypertension in Chronic Kidney Disease and End Stage Kidney Disease
- Hypertension in Obese Individuals
- Hypertension in African Americans
- Hypertension in the Elderly
- Hypertension in Pregnancy
- Hypertension after Kidney Transplantation
- Hypertension in the patient with Acute MI, CHF, Stable CAD
- Hypertension in the patient with CVA (Ischemic, Hemorrhagic)
- Hypertension in the patient with a VAD
- Resistant Hypertension
- Hypertension in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus
- THERAPEUTIC PRINCIPLES
- Lifestyle Modifications - Diet (Na, Mediterranean)
- Treatment Goals
- Combination Drug Therapy
- Treatment of Hypertensive Crises
- Calcium Channel Blockers
- Peripheral Adrenergic Inhibitors, Centrally Acting Sympatholytics and Vasodilators
- Angiotensin Converting Enzyme inhibitors and Angiotension II Receptor Blockers
- Renal Denervation
- BP Vaccines
- Application of Therapeutic Principles
- [Title TBD]
- Orthostatic Hypotension
- Baroreceptor Dysfunction
- Historical snippets/oddities, e.g., Stephen Hales' first BP measurement in a horse, etc.
Still to place: Genetic (Monogenic) causes of Hypertension
EDGAR V. LERMA, MD, FACP, FASN, FPSN (Hon) Clinical Professor of Medicine Section of Nephrology University of Illinois at Chicago; College of Medicine/ Advocate Christ Medical Center Oak Lawn, IL. Dr. Lerma edited the 4th edition of Nephrology Secrets
James M. Luther