Hypertension: A Global Perspective

Sep 8, 2011

Global hypertension and preventing hypertensive heart failure

Case presentation 1: A morbidly obese but nonsmoking and nondiabetic 44-year-old African woman (body mass index, 41kg/m2) presents with exertional dyspnea to a primary healthcare clinic in Soweto, adjacent to Johannesburg, South Africa. She seeks medical attention for the first time. [Download PDF]

Sliwa K, Stewart S and Gersh B Hypertension: A Global Perspective. Circulation 2011: 21 June

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