"Blood Pressure" Essays and Research Papers

Blood Pressure

account of blood pressure testing during a clinical simulative skill session The clinical skill that I have decided to reflect on in this essay is the manual blood pressure test that I have performed on one of my colleague during a simulative clinical skills session. The aim of this essay is to reflect on this experience, so as to learn from it, identify areas of concern and increase competence in this skill accordingly. To start the essay it is the custom to at least give a definition of blood pressure...

Premium Arm, Artery, Blood pressure 1713  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

Blood Pressure

Blood Pressure – Making a formal inference We often talk about a person’s “blood pressure” as though it is an inherent characteristic of that person. In fact, a person’s blood pressure is different each time you measure it. Blood pressure reacts to stress, diet and genetics. Gender | BP | BP1 | BP2 | BP3 | BP5 | BP7 | BP10 | BP15 | diet | female | 101 | 101 | 101 | 101 | 101 | 101 | 101 | 101 | LowFat | female | 103.3 | 103.3 | 103.3 | 103.3 | 103.3 | 103.3 | 103.3 | 103.3 | LowFat | male...

Premium Blood pressure, Female, Gender 1146  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

High Blood Pressure

HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE The definition of High blood pressure is a measurement of the force applied against the walls of the arteries as the heart pumps blood through the body. The pressure is determined by the force and amount of blood pumped and the size and flexibility of the arteries. The blood pressure is continually changing depending on activity, temperature, diet, emotional state, posture, physical state, and drugs. The blood pressure is ussually taken while the person...

Free Artery, Atherosclerosis, Blood pressure 369  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Core Skill: Blood Pressure

skill in which you are developing competence in and reflect upon how you have achieved the necessary level of competence for this stage of the programme” For the purpose of this essay the author has chosen to discuss blood pressure. The author has selected non-invasive blood pressure monitoring. An explanation will be provided to identify the rationale for selecting this technical skill and how the author has demonstrated knowledge base in relation to developing competence in this chosen skill. The...

Free Arm, Artery, Blood pressure 2639  Words | 7  Pages

Open Document

The Effect of Exercise on Blood Pressure

Exercise on Blood Pressure Katie Law-Balding June 28, 2010 Abstract The purpose of this experiment was to see what effect 30 seconds of physical activity would have on a subject’s blood pressure. In this case, physical activity is defined as stair running at a moderate pace for 30 seconds. Standing blood pressure was measured before and after physical activity for comparison purposes. Three trials were completed and initial blood pressure was 94/75 mmHg, 125/92 mmHg, and 106/92 mmHg. Blood pressure...

Free Artery, Blood pressure, Hypertension 1003  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

blood pressure lab report

 Blood Pressure and Pulse Determination National University Bio 202 Human Anatomy & Physiology 2 Lab Report Activity 33A Dr. Alpa Gautam March 6, 2012 Abstract The purpose of the paper is to inform and conduct a laboratory report on human blood pressure and pulse determination. Systolic (contraction) and diastolic (relaxation) pressures refer to the ventricular contraction and relaxation. With knowing the two pressures, one can distinguish if he/she...

Premium Artery, Blood pressure, Cardiac cycle 1163  Words | 6  Pages

Open Document

Determinants of High Blood Pressure

of High Blood Pressure (Rough Draft) Carla Woodall Grand Canyon-HCA-515-0101 April 29, 2013 Introduction This paper implements the indicators and determinants of high blood pressure in men. Many studies have measure the effect of Hypertension among men of different ethnical and socio-economic backgrounds. Socioeconomic is one major determinant which influences high blood pressure in men. High blood pressure is a major illness in the human population, especially among men. High blood is normally...

Premium African American, Atherosclerosis, Blood pressure 1348  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Reflection on Taking Blood Pressure

A REFLECTIVE ACCOUNT OF A LEARNT SIMULATED SKILL BLOOD PRESSURE. The aim of this essay is to reflect and discuss my knowledge acquired in a simulated learning skill experience which forms part of my training as a student nurse in accordance with the Nurses and Midwifery Council (NMC 2010). (Marieb and Hoehn, 2010, p 703) defined Blood Pressure (BP) as ‘the force per unit area exerted on a vessel wall by the contained blood, and is expressed in millimetres of mercury (mm Hg)’. BP is still one...

Premium Artery, Blood pressure, Brachial artery 1833  Words | 6  Pages

Open Document

Blood Pressure

Hormones can react to increase blood pressure when it becomes low, the sympathetic division of the autonomic nervous system uses several ways to temporarily increase blood pressure when it has dropped for example during the fight or flight response. During the response, the sympathetic division is needed to stimulate the adrenal glands to release the hormones epinephrine and norepineprine which stimulate the heart to beat faster and for blood to flow more forcefully, this effect makes most of the...

Premium Aldosterone, Blood, Blood pressure 719  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Nu310 the Effects of Crossed Leg on Blood Pressure Measurement

males to determine if crossing the leg at the knee during blood pressure measurement has an effect on the patient’s blood pressure reading? In this experimental research the implementation of blood pressure (independent variable) will be monitored, and the acquisition about cross-leg (dependent variable) will be measured. The hypotheses are not clearly stated, although the study does state expectations according to their findings “blood pressure readings may be artificially high if measured while an...

Premium Blood pressure, Hypertension, Informed consent 1555  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

Blood essay

Word Count: 1499 In this assignment I have chosen to discuss manual blood pressure a clinical skill, I performed whilst on placement as part of a community mental health team. I have chosen this skill as I was nervous about performing it in practice and could reflect on my experience. The aim of this essay is to reflect and discuss learning achieved and my application of the clinical skill in practice. The NMC require that as a nurse “you must have the knowledge and skills for safe and effective...

Free Artery, Blood pressure, Brachial artery 1716  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Blood Pressure

Blood Pressure  Anatomy And Physiology  Breven Sellers 11/3/2014 Arteries • Arteries are thick walled, yet they are elastic enough to stand pressure from the heart pumping at a fast rate. The arteries job is to transport blood away from the heart, usually only transporting highly oxygenated blood, having just left the lungs and on its way to the body's tissues Arterioles • There are smaller branches of the arteries called arterioles, they connect to the capillaries. • Arterioles are the main...

Premium Artery, Atherosclerosis, Blood 550  Words | 10  Pages

Open Document

Lab Report: Blood Pressure

Variables Affecting Human Arterial Pressure and Pulse Rate BIOL-204 Introduction: The woozy feeling when standing up too quickly. After going for a run, feeling as if one more beat and the heart would project itself out of the chest. Or quite the opposite and being in a very relaxed state. These are all changes one experiences at some time or another. What causes the different feelings and how each variable affects pulse rate and blood pressure has many wondering. Because of this...

Premium Artery, Blood, Blood pressure 1993  Words | 7  Pages

Open Document

Blood Pressure and the Heart

this report you will learn of how my group and I performed our lab on blood pressure and what the results mean. We found the blood pressure before and after sixty seconds of jogging in place to see the effects. We found that after the physical activity the subject’s blood pressure was higher. From this we take away that physical activity does have a significant effect on the heart and blood pressure. Background: Blood pressure is the measured force applied to the artery walls as the heart pumps...

Premium Artery, Blood pressure, Brachial artery 897  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Blood Pressure

contributing indicator of these ailments is high blood pressure. Blood pressure is the force of blood against your artery walls as it circulates through your body. When you have high blood pressure it can harden your arteries, which decreases the flow of blood and oxygen to the heart. This in turn causes chest pain, heart failure, heart attacks, and strokes. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 67 million U.S. adults have high blood pressure which figures out to be 1 in every 3 adults...

Premium Artery, Atherosclerosis, Blood pressure 458  Words | 2  Pages

Open Document

The Effects of Cold on Blood Pressure and Pulse

THE EFFECTS OF COLD ON BLOOD PRESSURE AND PULSE Abstract The ability known as thermoregulation is a feature of an organism that help to keep the body temperature within certain thresholds, thus independently from external conditions. A dynamic state of thermal balance of human body between its internal environment and the territory is a model example of precise control of organism heat. In the case where such stability would be disturbed the immediate response would appear as well. In accordance...

Premium Artery, Blood, Blood pressure 1585  Words | 7  Pages

Open Document

Blood Pressure and Word Document Submission

1. For each of the following (a through d), indicate which is a variable and which is a constant: a. The number of minutes in an hour. Constant b. Patients’ systolic blood pressure Variable c. Pi (π) – e.g., for finding the circumference of a circle Constant d. College students’ level of depression Variable 2. For each of the following research questions, identify the independent variable and the dependent variable within each case (a through e): Does a person’s age affect psychological...

Premium Arithmetic mean, Blood, Blood pressure 881  Words | 7  Pages

Open Document

High and Low Blood Pressure

High or Low Blood Pressure? Purpose: The purpose of this experiment is to compare blood pressure as related to gender and athletic status. Hypothesis: I predict that males have a higher blood pressure than women and athletes have a higher blood pressure than non athletes Background Info: Blood pressure is the amount of force that blood pushes against the inside walls of blood vessels as it passes through. This pressure...

Premium Artery, Atherosclerosis, Blood 1624  Words | 6  Pages

Open Document

Single Case Design

monitoring blood pressure readings. Hypertension is the medical term for high blood pressure. Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the walls of the arteries as the heart pumps out blood (National Institute of Health, 2012). High blood pressure is a serious medical condition because it causes the heart to work harder. It is particularly dangerous because it often has no warning signs or symptoms. Blood pressure includes systolic and diastolic pressures; both numbers in a blood pressure...

Free Blood pressure, Hypertension, Sphygmomanometer 1478  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

Ib Biology Ia

Clay Internal Assessment Design Question: Does the caffeine in Coca-Cola affect blood pressure? Hypothesis: The amount of caffeine in Coca-Cola will cause to the adrenal glands, located on the top of the kidneys, to release more adrenaline which will in turn cause an increase in blood pressure. As the amount of Coca-Cola decreases, so will the difference between initial blood pressure and blood pressure after the consumption of the caffeine. Variables: Independent Variables | Dependent...

Premium Blood pressure, Caffeine, Sphygmomanometer 1134  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

sphygmo & NIBP

Sphygmomanometer Part 1: Blood Pressure  Sphygmomanometer – device used to measure the blood pressure Components:  Systolic pressure- the pressure exerted by the heart when the ventricles are contracting.   Also known as the peak pressure. Diastolic pressure- the pressure exerted buy the heart when the ventricles are dilating.  Also known as the minimum pressure. Results and Discussion A. Blood Pressure  Ht: 5’3 in  Wt: 54 kg Trial Systolic...

Premium Artery, Blood pressure, Brachial artery 297  Words | 11  Pages

Open Document

An Essay On Vegeterianism

Lower High Blood Pressure Sixty-seven million American adults suffer from high blood pressure, and only about half of them have the condition under control leading to one thousand deaths per day (Centers of Disease Control and Prevention). According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, high blood pressure is the “second greatest public health threat” in the United States, and because of this fact the effects of a vegetarian diet are debated on whether or not they help lower blood pressure...

Free Blood pressure, Hypertension 1928  Words | 7  Pages

Open Document

Hypertension Heart

step in preventing and treating high blood pressure is a healthy lifestyle. You can lower your blood pressure with the following lifestyle changes: Losing weight if you are overweight or obese, quitting smoking, and eating a healthy diet, including the diet dash (eating more fruits, vegetables, and low fat dairy products, less saturated and total fat). Also, reducing the amount of sodium in your diet to less than 1,500 milligrams a day if you have high blood pressure, getting regular aerobic exercise...

Free Blood pressure, Chronic kidney disease, Hypertension 912  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Benefits of Exercise on Hypertension

week on blood pressure compared with patients that do not exercise. Lewis defines hypertension as “continuous blood pressure greater than 140 over 90, hypertension that is not controlled.” “Hypertension or high blood pressure is an important medical and public health problem. There is a direct relationship between hypertension and cardiovascular disease, and a proportional increase in the risk of myocardial infarction, heart failure, stroke, and renal disease with higher blood pressure.” (Lewis...

Free Atherosclerosis, Blood pressure, Heart failure 994  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Efficacy of Garlic in Preventing Hypertension

Senior citizens were tested to take garlic three times a day and check their blood pressure every one hour. Thus the age is a major cause of hypertension. Majority of the people had a blood pressure of 160mmHg over100mmHg and every two hours the patient feels better. The dizziness, the difficulty in breathing relieved. After 4 hours their blood pressure got lower. But I found also that garlic cannot handle too high blood pressures. I therefore conclude that garlic can be a cure to mild cases of hypertension...

Premium Artery, Atherosclerosis, Blood pressure 2197  Words | 6  Pages

Open Document

Relationship between hypertension and PTSD

rate, which increases your blood pressure, which can increase blood flow and causing your heart to work much harder than it would in a relaxed state. PTSD has been associated with coronary heart disease and thromboembolic stroke and people with PTSD are more likely to have hypertension, hyperlipidemia, obesity and cardiovascular disease. The risks for PTSD patients should be noted because coronary heart diease can develop over time as a result of elevated blood pressure with turbulence and stress...

Premium Artery, Blood pressure, Complex post-traumatic stress disorder 796  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Biology P&D

Hypothesis: The more cigarettes villagers living within Philadelphia Trace smoke the higher the blood pressure of those villagers. Aim: To plan and Design an experiment to investigate whether or not the number of cigarettes a person smokes affects the person's blood pressure. Materials/Apparatus: 20 villagers who smoke cigarettes, 8 villagers who do not smoke cigarettes, blood pressure monitors, cigarettes, pens, cards, papers and rulers. Variables: Manipulated-: • The number of...

Premium Artery, Atherosclerosis, Blood pressure 814  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Notes on the structure, function, and processes involved in the human kidney

-Blood enters each kidney via renal artery and leaves each kidney via renal vein -Urine exists the kidney through a duct called the ureter and the uruters of both kidneys drain into a common urinary bladder -Kidney consists of outer renal cortex and inner renal medulla -Nephron is functional unit of vertebrate kidney -Consists of single long tubule and ball of capillaries called the glomerulus -Bowman's capsule surrounds the glomerulus -Kidney regulates the composition of the blood and produce...

Free Blood pressure, Glomerulus, Kidney 364  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Personal Nutrition and Exercise Plan

241 High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a disease that runs in my family. High blood pressure (HBP) or hypertension means high pressure (tension) in the arteries. Arteries are vessels that carry blood from the pumping heart to all the tissues and organs of the body. High blood pressure does not mean excessive emotional tension, although emotional tension or stress can temporarily increase blood pressure. Normal blood pressure is below 120/80; blood pressure between 120/80 and...

Premium Blood pressure, Bupropion, Coronary artery disease 1440  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Obesity and Mr. Garcia

known as high blood pressure is a term that millions of us are familiar with. According to Center for Disease Control and Prevention “more than 65 million individuals have hypertension” ("High Blood Pressure", 2010).  Blood pressure is defined as the force of blood against the artery walls as it circulates through the body. It can cause health problems if it stays high for a long time. It is measured using two numbers. The first, systolic, number represents the pressure in your blood vessels when...

Free Artery, Atherosclerosis, Blood pressure 1457  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Health Promotion

Nursing: NUR 3634 Abstract Coronary heart disease affects a disproportionate amount of African Americans (CDC, 2010a), yet there are modifiable risk factors that can reduce the risk of this disease. These modifiable risk factors include high blood pressure and high cholesterol. This health promotion plan involves a community-based strategy that targets African Americans by offering primary and secondary prevention measures directly accessible at local community churches in Titusville, FL to decrease...

Premium Artery, Atherosclerosis, Blood pressure 1901  Words | 7  Pages

Open Document

Teaching plan for pt with high BP

Teaching plan Purpose: To provide the learner with Information and exercise to lower blood pressure to prevent hypertension. Objectives Content Time estimated for each Objective Resources Method of instruction Evaluation/ Revision 1. By the end of the day Marty will be able to Define and recognize Hypertension (Cognitive) Detailed discussion about Hypertension and its effects on the body. 7-10 minutes Power point presentation will be used along with visual aids One on one instruction ...

Premium Blood pressure, Hypertension, Learning 887  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Critique of Quantitative and Qualitative Studies

and Qualitative Studies NU310: Kaplan University Introduction The following paper is a critique of the data collection and data analysis methods used in a quantitative study that examines the effects of crossed legs on blood pressure measurement, and a qualitative study that looks at the experiences of patients during awake craniotomies. The data collection and analysis are the heart and soul of a study and contribute to its reliability. A study that doesn’t have relevant...

Premium Analysis of variance, Blood pressure, Data analysis 659  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

pregnancy after 35

health concerns and extra tests, but it shouldn't be cause for alarm or distress. In fact, nearly 1 in 10 babies are born to women over 35, and the majority are delivered without complications. "Women over 35 are at higher risk for developing high blood pressure and gestational diabetes, but with good prenatal care, they should be off to a healthy start," says Lynn Simpson, M.D., an ob/gyn at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City. Here, a look at what older pregnant women should consider: ...

Premium Blood pressure, Childbirth, Fetus 1603  Words | 6  Pages

Open Document

Health Talk

For example, • See your doctor for regular screenings, not just when you are sick • Maintain a healthy weight • Eat a variety of healthy foods, and limit calories and saturated fat • Be physically active • Control your blood pressure and cholesterol • Maintain a high level of hygiene (Environmental and Personal hygiene) • Eat as close to nature as possible, focusing mostly on organic plant based foods, but not too much. • Drink at least 8 glasses of water daily...

Premium Blood pressure, Diabetes mellitus, Human papillomavirus 1797  Words | 7  Pages

Open Document

Unit 4222-335 Undertake physiological measurements

information during the course of our work. 2.1 To have an blood pressure maintenance we should maintain a healthy lifestyle, doing some exercises daily and eating healthier, preventing having high blood pressure known as hypertension, is 140/90 or more, who chances increase as you get older, overweight, having a relative with high blood pressure, non-eating healthy, which puts us at risk of a heart attack or stroke. The low blood pressure known as hypotension, is 100/60 or less, can drop from a post...

Premium Artery, Blood pressure, Cardiology 1176  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Vasodilator and Hypertensive Emergency

* Work by relaxing the smooth muscles that line the walls of blood vessels -- causing the blood vessels to increase in diameter and allow blood to flow through more easily. * Vasodilators also increases plasma rennin concentration resulting in sodium and water retention but these undesirable side effects can be blocked by concominant use of a diuretic and a beta blocker. * Vasodilators aren't a cure for high blood pressure; however, they can help control the condition. a. HYDRALAZINE ...

Premium Artery, Atherosclerosis, Beta blocker 926  Words | 6  Pages

Open Document

Hypertension

Hypertension (HTN) or high blood pressure, sometimes called arterial hypertension, is a chronic medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is elevated.[1] This requires the heart to work harder than normal to circulate blood through the blood vessels. Blood pressure is summarised by two measurements, systolic and diastolic, which depend on whether the heart muscle is contracting (systole) or relaxed between beats (diastole). Normal blood pressure at rest is within the range of...

Free Atherosclerosis, Blood pressure, Cortisol 1028  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Effects Of Exercise On Cardiovascular Function

the arteries over many years. Plaque is made of various blood components, including fat and cholesterol that hardens with time and narrows the arteries, limiting oxygenated blood to parts of the body. As a result of plaque buildup, people are at a greater risk of succumbing to heart attacks and strokes. Those at risk of cardiovascular disease are recommended to cease smoking, healthier food choices, be physically active and lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels. A routine of regular exercise...

Premium Artery, Atherosclerosis, Blood pressure 1724  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

Factors Affecting Hypertension

puts more pressure on the arteries, so the propensity for heart diseases or heart attacks becomes greater. A sedentary lifestyle is also a precursor to being overweight or obese, which is another hypertension risk factor. The heavier the weight, the more blood is necessary to deliver oxygen to the tissues. This causes more pressure to be placed on arterial walls, leading to a greater potential for heart problems. Alcohol and Tobacco Alcohol and tobacco temporarily raise blood pressure levels and...

Premium Artery, Blood pressure, Coronary artery disease 675  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Visit to Fmhs

function in body systems. There we learned about how to measure blood pressure by using two monitor, that were automatic blood pressure monitor and Sphygmomanometer. En Julis stated that eventhough the automatic b.p. monitor was very useful technology but specialists nowadays still believe the traditional monitor, Sphygmomanometer because it gave more accurate reading of blood pressure. He also asked us a simple question about why blood pressure always measured at left hand-side? It was because our heart...

Premium Anatomy, Blood pressure, Body 909  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Project

Trench. At this point the India Plate subducts beneath the Burma Plate, which carries the Nicobar Islands, the Andaman Islands, and northernSumatra. The India Plate sinks deeper and deeper beneath the Burma Plate until the increasing temperature and pressure drive volatiles out of the subducting plate. These volatiles rise into the overlying plate causing partial melting and the formation of magma. The rising magma intrudes into the crust above and exits the Earth's crust through volcanoes in the form...

Premium 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake, Bay of Bengal, Blood pressure 1792  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

High Blood Pressure and How It Affects Family Members

High Blood Pressure and How it affects Family Members INTRODUCTION High Blood Pressure occurs when there is high pressure in the arteries and the blood vessels are narrow or stiff, which makes the heart pumps harder to get blood through the rest of the body. High Blood Pressure is a health issue that many people today are forced to live with. It is a condition that is increasing more and more each day. There is approximately about 1 in every 3 adults in the United States, which has been estimated...

Premium Artery, Blood, Blood pressure 865  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

African American Women and Heart Disease

women ages twenty-five and thirty-four, lower to middle class, in Birmingham, AL. When performing the intervention in this population subset the measurable objectives are the increase of the women who check their blood pressure on a regular basis and can voice whether their blood pressure is normal or high. Another measurable objective is that women with preexisting hypertension make a change in the following areas increase in physical activity, smoking cessation, body mass index, decrease in sodium...

Premium African American, African diaspora, Black people 1352  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Health Practice Among Hypertensives

arising if remained untreated. Largest problem for controlling high blood pressure (hypertension) is compliance with the treatment. Despite the very effective and cost-effective treatments, target blood pressure levels are very rarely reached, even in countries where cost of medication is not an issue. Many patients still believe that hypertension is a disease that can be cured and stop or reduce medication when blood pressure levels fall. Lifestyle factors, such as physical inactivity, high sodium...

Premium Artery, Atherosclerosis, Blood pressure 1416  Words | 7  Pages

Open Document

Pulmonary Hypertension

 High blood pressure in the lungs is called pulmonary hypertension or pulmonary arterial hypertension. Pulmonary hypertension is high blood pressure in the arteries starting from the heart towards the lungs. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is defined as a sustained elevation of the pulmonary arterial pressure to greater than 25 mmHg at rest or greater than 30 mmHg following exercise, with a mean pulmonary-capillary wedge pressure (an indirect measure of left atrial pressure) of less than 15...

Premium Blood pressure, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Heart 861  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Nicu Nursing Care Plan

weight) NICU EQUIPMENT: • BLOOD PRESSURE MONITOR may be a smaller version of the blood pressure cuff used on older children and adults. Or an ARTERIAL CATHETER (tiny tube inserted in an artery) may be used to monitor blood pressure. • CARDIORESPIRATORY MONITOR keeps track of the baby’s heartbeat and breathing • CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machine delivers air or oxygen through tubes in the nostrils. It uses low, continuous pressure to keep the lungs inflated. ...

Premium Blood pressure, Childbirth, Fetus 700  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Nu310 Unit 8 Assignment

each article that includes identifying and examining the data collection and data analysis methodologies used in each study. The names of the articles are The Experience of Patients Undergoing Awake Craniotomy and The Effects of Crossed Leg Blood Pressure Measurement. The references will also be reviewed to determine validity and relationship to the new study. Data Collection Quantitative Study: The operational and conceptual definition is congruent. The key variables were operationalized using...

Premium Blood pressure, Data analysis, Qualitative research 1627  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

hypertension and diabetes

because we do not know what effect he could get. Be sure to tell the patient what blood pressure is. Blood pressure is the force of which the blood pushes against the inside of the arteries then when your heart pumps harder the smaller the blood vessels and the higher the blood pressure goes (Krucik, 2013). Make sure he knows how to measure his blood pressure on his own, let him know that a healthy blood pressure is 150/90. Make sure the patient knows that he is going to need to change his lifestyles...

Free Artery, Blood pressure, Diabetes mellitus 855  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Hemodialysis

Hemodialysis Patients Author: Zbylut Twardowski, MD, PhD I. INTRODUCTION Healthy kidneys clean your blood by removing excess fluid, minerals, and wastes. They also make hormones that keep your bones strong and your blood healthy. When your kidneys fail, harmful wastes build up in your body, your blood pressure may rise, and your body may retain excess fluid and not make enough red blood cells. When this happens, you need treatment to replace the work of your failed kidneys. (National Institute...

Premium Blood pressure, Chronic kidney disease, Dialysis 1180  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Statistics Exercises 27 and 40

Figure 2[->0], the authors give an equation indicating that systolic blood pressure is SBP = 43.2 + 0.17x. If the value of x is postnatal age of 30 hours, what is the value for Ŷ or SBP for neonates ≤1,000 grams? Show your calculations. Y = a + bx 43.2 + 0.17(30) = 48.3 The SBP for neonates ≤1,000 grams at 30 hours is 48.3. 6. In the legend beneath Figure 2[->1], the authors give an equation indicating that systolic blood pressure is SBP = 50.3 + 0.12x. If the value of x is postnatal age of 30 hours...

Premium Artery, Blood pressure, Cardiac cycle 875  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Apple a Day

being healthy. They are excellent sources of essential nutrients, such as vitamins and anti-oxidants. People who eat diets rich in fruits and vegetables have a decreased risk of several chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure and diabetes. As the saying goes, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” A healthy eating plan will protect against many health problems and improve the way our body functions. Annabel Bentley, BUPA assistant medical director, has this advice:...

Premium Artery, Blood pressure, Health 1553  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Article Review

Technology Today by Authors Hargrove L, Simon AM, Young AJ., Martinez-Perez B, De Le Torre-Diez I, and Lopez-Coronado M. The writer was able to gain knowledge on advances and proposals in health care technology. The advances in prosthetic limbs, blood pressure and heart-rate monitoring, Health sensors and the applications. Being that the writer has been working in the medical field, the writer found these advances in technology very interesting. The writer is a Certified Nursing Assistant and has experience...

Premium Amputation, Artificial limb, Blood pressure 786  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Kaplan Studies

this research paper, we are to critique two different articles where one is based upon a qualitative study and the other one is based upon a quantitative study. The articles that were chosen for us to critique are The Effects Of Crossed Leg On Blood Pressure Measurement, which is the quantitative study and The Experience Of Patients Undergoing Awake Craniotomy, which is the qualitative study. In the process of critiquing, we are to address areas such as the title, abstract, purpose statements, problem...

Premium Blood pressure, Evaluation methods, Psychology 1329  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

nursing

working in a surgical ward. The ward routine will be pre and post operation care. • Total of 5 Students in their first semester of year one, attached to the ward for 3 weeks. • The skill that will be taught to them will be blood pressure monitoring using a stethoscope and sphygmomanometer. • Cork A (2007) suggest that nursing students should be using manual BP monitoring I l practice instead of depending on automated monitors• Learning takes place in surgical ward and hospital’s...

Premium Blood pressure, Education, Hospital 716  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Research Critique

are many questions to ask and many elements to look at when critiquing a research paper. This paper will critique two different research articles; one qualitative and one quantitative. The quantitative article, The Effects of Crossed Leg on Blood Pressure Measurement, attempts to determine whether a patient crossing their legs at the knee during a reading will have an effect on the reading in any way. The Experience of Patients Undergoing Awake Craniotomy, the qualitative study, interviewed patients...

Premium Blood pressure, Evaluation methods, Psychology 2146  Words | 7  Pages

Open Document

Pregnancy Induced Hypertension

Post-Partum Clinical Journal Patient (RM) was a 26 year old primigravid admitted on 10/27/13. She had type O+ blood, non-immune to Rubella, negative for group beta strep, previous appendectomy, and right rotator cuff surgery. She had spontaneous rupture of membranes and was admitted with a blood pressure ranging in the 180’s for systolic and 100’s-110’s for diastolic. She also had increased amounts of protein in her urine which is a warning sign for renal damage. She was placed on magnesium...

Premium Blood pressure, Diabetes mellitus, Hypertension 919  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Personal Impact Paper

that her blood pressure is high. Patient is a divorcee with two children and works as nurse assistance in a hospital, patient is not overweight, exercise, watch what she eats, a nonsmoker, nonalcoholic user. However, patient went through a very rough spousal abusive relationship which left her with caring, supporting, and feeding the children by self and also in school to attain an education, these took a tool on her. Patient on the other hand has a family history of high blood pressure which her...

Premium Atherosclerosis, Blood pressure, Hypertension 1113  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Lindsay Meesiri Anne Arundel Cna Exam Cheat Sheet

6. The proper medical abbreviation for before meals is a. p.c. b. b.i.d. c. a.c. d. t.i.d. c. a.c. 7. A client diagnosed with hypertension will most likely have a history of a. low blood pressure. b. high blood pressure. c. low blood sugar. d. high blood sugar. b. high blood pressure. 8. A patient who has difficulty chewing or swallowing will need what type of diet? a. clear liquid b. low residue c. bland d. mechanical soft d. mechanical soft 9. An elderly resident...

Premium Blood pressure, Defecation, Diabetes mellitus 503  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Nephrotic Syndrome

Nephrotic syndrome is a group of symptoms including protein in the urine, low blood protein levels, high cholesterol levels, and swelling. The urine may also contain fat, which can be seen under the microscope. Nephrotic syndrome is caused by various disorders that damage the kidneys, especially the basement membrane of the glomerulus. This causes abnormal excretion of protein in the urine. This condition can also occur as a result of infection, use of certain drugs, cancer, genetic disorders...

Free Blood pressure, Chronic kidney disease, Hypertension 667  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Become a StudyMode Member

Sign Up - It's Free