TY - CHAP A1 - Marc Twagirumukiza A2 - Jan De Maeseneer A3 - Thierry Christiaens A4 - Robert Vander Stichele A5 - Luc Van Bortel ED1 - Hossein Babaei Y1 - 2012-03-28 PY - 2012 T1 - The Use of Antihypertensive Medicines in Primary Health Care Settings N2 - Hypertension, known as a "silent killer" is widely prevalent and a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. It afflicts more than one billion population worldwide and is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality. The authors of the chapters look from different angles to hypertension, sharing their new knowledge and experience in the direction of deep understanding and more clarification of the disease providing an invaluable resource not only for clinicians, but also for all medical sciences students and health providers. BT - Antihypertensive Drugs SP - Ch. 8 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/36167 DO - 10.5772/36167 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2019-11-22 ER -