The World's Leading Experts Provide all the 'Essentials' Needed to Manage Patients in the Office and on the Ward! Nearly 17% of adults in the United States have Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), and one of the most common causes of CKD is hypertension. Treatment of hypertension has become the most important intervention in the management of all forms of Chronic Kidney Disease. Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and Hypertension Essentials is a current, concise, and practical step-by-step guide to the identification, treatment and management of hypertension in patients with CKD. This quick reference is an ideal resource for primary care physicians, cardiologists, nephrologists and physicians in training.