Conquering High Blood Pressure: The Complete Guide To Managing Hypertension by Stephen Wood

Conquering High Blood Pressure: The Complete Guide To Managing Hypertension

byStephen Wood, Bert Griffith

Paperback | August 22, 1997

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...clearly defines the scope and issues surrounding this common chronic illness that affects some 50 million adults and 2 million children...a valuable reference for patients and medical professionals alike.

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Stephen D. Wood, M.D., a dual-certified family and occupational medicine physician, graduated magna cum laude in 1978 from Loma Linda University. He completed a combined training program in family medicine and occupational medicine in 1982 at the University of Utah Medical Center. Dr. Wood is Medical Director for Kennecott Coproration ...
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Title:Conquering High Blood Pressure: The Complete Guide To Managing HypertensionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1.03 inPublished:August 22, 1997Publisher:Da Capo Press

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ISBN - 13:9780306456329

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Conquering High Blood Pressure: The Complete Guide to Managing Hypertension is a remarkably comprehensive account of a common chronic illness affecting adults and children. Dr. Wood, a family and occupational medicine physician, and Mr. Griffith, a family medicine physician assistant, team up to clearly address many important issues, in particular the patient's role in co-managing his or her high blood pressure with a physician or other health care attendant; the important physical or emotional concerns of special at-risk groups (e.g., the elderly, African-Americans, children, and pregnant women); the potentially hazardous side-effects or interactions of the drugs used to treat high blood pressure; the tips to follow to become a savvy consumer of medications or devices to cope with hypertension; the invaluable role of family members and friends in helping the person cope with hypertension; and the relationship between high blood pressure and other chronic diseases (e.g., diabetes, heart disease, and high cholesterol). Supported by compelling case histories and hel