eBook Pediatric Hypertension, 3rd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1627034900
  • ISBN-13: 9781627034906
  • DDC: 618.92132
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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The field of pediatric hypertension has undergone important changes in the time since the second edition of Pediatric Hypertension published. Much new information on hypertension in the young has become available. Previous chapters have been fully revised and new chapters have been added to cover important topics of recent interest such as consensus recommendations, the prevalence of hypertension in the young due to the obesity epidemic, studies of antihypertensive agents, and ambulatory blood pressure monitoring. Pediatric Hypertension, Third Edition is a comprehensive volume featuring 38 chapters covering the breadth of the current knowledge. It is divided into four sections: Regulation of Blood Pressure in Children; Assessment of Blood Pressure in Children: Measurement, Normative Data, Epidemiology; and Hypertension in Children: Predictors, Risk Factors, and Special Populations; Evaluation and Management of Pediatric Hypertension. Filled with the most up-to-date information, Pediatric Hypertension, Third Edition is an invaluable resource for clinicians and researchers interested in childhood hypertension.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Regulation of Blood Pressure and Pathophysiological Mechanisms of Hypertension.
2: Neurohumoral and Autonomic Regulation of Blood Pressure.
3: Vasoactive Factors and Blood Pressure in Children.
4: Cardiovascular Influences on Blood Pressure.
5: Ion and Fluid Dynamics in Hypertension.
6: Uric Acid in the Pathogenesis of Hypertension.
7: Monogenic and Polygenic Contributions to Hypertension.
8: Perinatal Programming and Blood Pressure.
9: Experimental Models of Hypertension and Their Relevance to Human Hypertension.
10: Assessment of Blood Pressure in Children: Measurement, Normative Data, Epidemiology.
11: Casual Blood Pressure Methods.
12: Blood Pressure Norms and Definition of Hypertension in Children.
13: Ambulatory Blood Pressure: Methodology and Norms in Children.
14: Epidemiology of Essential Hypertension in Children.
15: Epidemiology of Cardiovascular Disease in Children.
16: Hypertension in Children: Predictors, Risk Factors, and Special Populations.
17: Familial Aggregation of Blood Pressure.
18: The Role of Dietary Electrolytes and Childhood Blood Pressure Regulation.
19: Ethnic Differences in Childhood Blood Pressure.
20: Childhood Obesity and Blood Pressure Regulation.
21: Stress and Salt Sensitivity in Childhood Hypertension.
22: Hypertension in Children with the Metabolic Syndrome or Type 2 Diabetes.
23: Primary Hypertension in Children.
24: Secondary Forms of Hypertension in Children and Adolescents.
25: Hypertension in Chronic Kidney Disease.
26: Hypertension in End-Stage Renal Disease.
27: Vascular Hypertension in Children.
28: Endocrine Hypertension.
29: Neonatal and Infant Hypertension.
30: Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Hypertension.
31: Hypertension in the Pregnant Teenager.
32: Sequelae of Hypertension in Children and Adolescents.
33: Cognitive and Behavioral Aspects of Childhood Hypertension.
34: Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease in Developing Countries.
35: Evaluation and Management of Pediatric Hypertension.
36: Evaluation of Hypertension in Pediatric Patients.
37: The Role of ABPM in Evaluation of Hypertensive Target-Organ Damage.
38: Blood Pressure, Hypertension, and Exercise.
39: Non-Pharmacologic Treatment of Pediatric Hypertension.
40: Pharmacologic Treatment of Childhood Hypertension.
41: Management of Hypertensive Emergencies.
42: Changes in Pediatric Food and Drug Administration Written Requests and Regulations: Impact on Clinical Trial of Hypertension Trials in Children.