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Hypertension and Its Treatment in Concomitant Conditions

Degenerative Joint Disease, Depression, Alzheimer Disease, and Parkinson Disease
  • Domenic A. Sica
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Part of the Current Clinical Practice book series (CCP)

Abstract

Hypertension occurs in more than 50 million people in the United States, and thus, it is not uncommon for it to be present in patients with other illnesses. This is particularly the case in the elderly in whom several commonly found illnesses, including degenerative joint disease (DJD), Parkinson disease, depression, and Alzheimer disease, can make the treatment of hypertension a particularly challenging proposition. This chapter addresses these disease states and their relationship to the treatment of hypertension.

Keywords

Alzheimer Patient Alzheimer Disease Parkinson Disease Parkinson Disease Patient Concomitant Condition 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2001

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  • Domenic A. Sica

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