Now in its fourth year, the latest volume in "The Year in???" series covering hypertension, The Year in Hypertension 2003 provides readers with an authoritative overview of the published literature of the previous twelve months. Professors Lip and Lee have sought to identify the most important advances in our understanding of the pathophysiology of hypertension, and review new data on epidemiology, particularly with reference to gender differences, ethnicity, and age. They review articles that update clinical evaluation techniques, therapy, and management issues, and include critical commentary on recent and ongoing trials. These features combine to give readers a worthy addition to this bestselling series.