"Hypertension" Essays and Research Papers

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  • hypertension education nurse

    Caitlin Collins Anatomy Dec.2013 Good afternoon Mr. Lowe‚ my name is Caitlin and I am the education nurse. I want to talk to you about your recent diagnosis of hypertension or high blood pressure. First and foremost Mr. Lowe‚ I would like to explain to you what high blood pressure is then we will go on to talk about what are some thing you can do to keep your blood pressure normal and where it is supposed to be. High blood pressure is the pressure your blood is traveling through your

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  • Homeostatic Imbalance in Hypertension

    Homeostatic Imbalance-Hypertension Unit 1 Assignment 1: Homeostatic Imbalance in Hypertension 63-y/o Male Diagnosed with Hypertension Brigitte L. Pedersen-Thomas IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII- IIIIII ITT Technical Institute – Breckenridge School of Nursing: AP2530 XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX 1 Homeostatic Imbalance-Hypertension 2 Homeostatic

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  • Hypertension Lecture Notes

    CHAPTER 13 – HYPERTENSION Hypertension also known as high blood pressure or cardiovascular disease (CVD) occurs when the blood travels through the vessels in excess. Cardio output is too high and this puts pressure on the arterial walls or peripheral resistance occurs due to a narrowing of arteries. It is a serious medical problem yet most are not aware they have it due to the lack of symptoms. For this reason‚ it is known as a silent killer. It is a risk factor for other diseases such as heart

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  • HYPERTENSION Case Study

    Pharmacology Case Study (25 points) Hypertension What are some common nursing diagnoses for patients with HTN? (2.5 points) "Knowledge Deficit Related to lack of information about the disease” "Risk for Decreased Cardiac Tissue Perfusion" “Headache related to increase Cerebral Vascular Pressure” "Risk for Decreased Cardiac Output” After the diagnosis of HTN is confirmed with initial studies‚ what further evaluations are necessary? (2.5 points)

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  • Factors Affecting Hypertension

    AFFECTING HYPERTENSION FACTORS THAT CAN BE CHANGED Sedentary Lifestyle Those who do not exercise are more likely to develop hypertension. These people tend to have higher heartbeat rates than those who work out‚ and this forces the heart to work harder during each contraction. This 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

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  • Hypertension: Blood Pressure and Br

    Hypertension is the medical term for high blood pressure. A normal blood pressure is 120/80. A blood pressure reading higher or equal to 140/90 is considered abnormally high. Elevated blood pressure means your heart is working harder than normal‚ putting both your heart and arteries under great strain. High blood pressure is serious business. On average‚ people with uncontrolled hypertension are:<br><li>Seven times more likely to have a stroke. <br><li>Six times more likely to develop congestive

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  • Sample Lit Review on Hypertension

    2. Literature review This chapter reviews the literature on hypertension and hyperlipidaemia and their relation to risk factors including age‚ gender‚ genetics‚ diet and weight‚ alcohol‚ smoking‚ lack of activity and co-morbidity. It also examines mediating factors including economic factors‚ stress/personality‚ medications‚ lifestyle modifications and complementary therapies including foot reflexology and foot massage. Finally‚ it reviews outcomes (quality of life) including physiological‚ psychological

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  • Nursing Case Study Hypertension

    Hypertension High blood pressure is also known as hypertension is on the rise among all age groups due to poor dietary habit‚ aging‚ and sedentary/behavioral lifestyle. However‚ health care providers‚ patients‚ dieticians‚ and parents can jointly work together to eliminate this silent killer. The seventh Joint National Committee defines hypertension as a sustained systolic blood pressure above 140 mm Hg or higher or a diastolic pressure of 90 mm Hg or above in three separate occasions. However‚ one

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  • Efficacy of Garlic in Preventing Hypertension

    in Preventing Hypertension Ted Angelo Cruz Marcelo H. del Pilar National High School Abstract This research was conducted to help people with hypertension to have a home remedy for their disorder. Hypertension is the major risk factor of cardiovascular diseases. (Riaz‚ 2011). So it must be prevented as soon as you discover you have the hypertension disorder. In this research garlic is tested to prevent hypertension. My hypothesis was if garlic can cure mild cases of hypertension‚ then you can

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  • Hypertension: Blood In The Human Body

    Public Health Problem Hypertension is when there is an elevated force of blood in the human body. High blood pressure virtually exists everywhere in the world and in almost every community. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2016)‚ 75 million people are inflicted with increased blood pressure levels in the United States. Unfortunately‚ there is no root cause or definite explanation to hypertension. In most cases‚ it generally develops over time and often it is common in

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