This best-selling and highly acclaimed clinical reference by a world-renowned authority on hypertension is now in its thoroughly revised, updated Ninth Edition. Dr. Kaplan integrates the latest basic science findings and clinical trial data and presents up-to-date, practical, evidence-based recommendations for treatment and prevention of all forms of hypertension. Abundant algorithms and flow charts are included to aid clinicians in decision-making. This edition provides detailed information on the latest antihypertensive drugs and nonpharmacologic treatment modalities. Also included are updates on genetic mechanisms and discussions of new guidelines for hypertension and pre-hypertension.