Combination Therapy in Hypertension.pdf
1. Pathophysiology and End-organ Damage Altered haemodynamics Renopressor system The heart in hyptertension The kidney in hypertension Renal arterial disease 2. Treating Essential Hypertension Uncomplicated essential hypertension Antihypertensive agents Developments in treatment guidelines 3. Combination Therapies Class effects Drug interactions Benefits beyond renoprotective effects
Combination therapy represents a major step forward in the management of hypertension. Use of two low-dose, complementary agents is believed to be safer and more effective than monotherapy. Numerous clinical photographs supported by flowcharts, checklists and algorithms summarise key facts, providing an essential, visual reference for this important therapy.