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Homeostatic Balances

diabetes, may cause serious complications, such as damage blood vessels and nerve cells, leading to damaged eyes, nerves and kidneys and an increased risk of heart attack, stroke, impotence, and foot problems. Another example is hypertension. Hypertension is the term used to describe high blood pressure. Blood pressure is a measurement of the force against the walls of your arteries as your heart pumps blood through your body. Blood pressure is usually read 120/80. The top number is called...

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Hypertensive Crisis Case Study

established for the prevention and treatment for hypertension? Maintaining a healthy weight is a great way to prevent hypertension. Being overweight can make a person more likely to develop hypertension. Exercising is always a great way to reduce the risk of hypertension. People who exercise regularly have a lower risk of developing high blood pressure. Reducing stress is a good way to keep the blood pressure in a normal range. Treatment of hypertension include diuretics, adrenergic inhibitors, direct...

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Week 7 Problems

following table displays data on hypertension status measured at baseline and hypertension status measured two years later. 2 Years: Not Hypertensive 2 Years: Hypertensive Baseline: Not Hypertensive 850 148 Baseline: Hypertensive 45 207 Compute the prevalence of hypertension at baseline. Prevalence = __20.16%______ Compute the prevalence of hypertension at 2 years. Prevalence = ___28.4%_____ Compute the cumulative incidence of hypertension over 2 years. Incidence = ___14...

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Self-Care Management Plan for Hypertensive Teachers

Recommendation | Evidence | Strategies | Diet | Nurses will assess for and educate clients about dietary risk factors as part of the hypertension in collaboration with dietician and other members of the healthcare team.Nurses will counsel clients with hypertension to consume the DASH diet (Dietary Approaches to stop hypertension. Nurses will counsel clients with hypertension to limit dietary intake of sodium to the recommended quantity of 65-100mmol/day. | Limit sodium to 65-100 mmol/day which is equivalent...

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Preeclampsia Case Study

Pregnancy Induced Hypertension (PIH) What is high blood pressure? Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against blood vessel walls. The heart pumps blood into the arteries (blood vessels) that carry the blood throughout the body. High blood pressure, also called hypertension, means that the pressure in the arteries is above the normal range. What is pregnancy-induced hypertension? Pregnancy-induced hypertension—which may also be called pre-eclampsia, toxemia, or toxemia of pregnancy—is...

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Pentraxin3 Case Study

of cardiovascular disease and pulmonary hypertension. This study was conducted with an aim to measure the level of Pentraxin 3 in neonates with pulmonary hypertension and comparing with normal healthy controls. Design and Methods: In a case-control study, plasma Pentraxin 3 levels were evaluated in 3 groups of neonates including: neonates with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), neonates with congenital heart disease without pulmonary arterial hypertension (CHD without PAH) and normal healthy neonates...

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Helping Parents and Caregivers Fight Chilhood Obesity

(Lanigan, 2010, p. # 369). Children who are obese are known to have lower self-esteem, and a higher risk of becoming drinkers, smokers, and/or socially isolated as they mature. Health concerns such as Cardiovascular Disease; Gall Bladder problems; Hypertension; and Sleep Apnea have all been associated with childhood obesity (Robinson; Geier; Rizzolo; Sedrak, 2011). Teaching portion control, implementing a healthy balanced diet, and adding in daily physical activities can help parents and caregivers in...

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Chronic Renal Failure

National Kidney Foundation defines kidney damage as a GFR less than 60 ml/min for 3 months or more” (Huether, 2012, p. 756). The pathophysiology of chronic renal failure starts with an injury to the kidney, such as uncontrolled diabetes, hypertension, or glomerular disease. Due to the injury the intra-glomerular pressure raises, which causes the glomerulus to enlarge in size. This is a result of the kidney attempting to adapt to the nephron loss (Casey, 2012). As like any muscle in the body...

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Alzheimers & Genetics Article Review

certain genetic marker plays a role in the discovery of AD. The research enclosed within the article I found also states that “For the primary prevention of Alzheimer's disease, there is good evidence for controlling vascular risk factors, especially hypertension (grade A), and weak or insufficient evidence for manipulation of lifestyle factors and prescribing of medications.” ( Patterson C, Feightner JW, Garcia A, Hsiung GY, MacKnight C, Sadovnick AD (February 2008). "Diagnosis and treatment of dementia:...

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Course Project for Milestone

last initials: | RL | Birthdate: | 1921 | Death date: | 1981 | Occupation: | Retired as a coal miner | Education: | 6th grade | Primary language: | English | Health summary: | He was diagnosed with chronic lung disease, diabetes, and hypertension. He died from a heart attack. | Paternal grandmotherFirst and last initials: | ML | Birthdate: | 1932 | Death date: | 1998 | Occupation: | House wife | Education: | Does not want to disclose | Primary language: | English | Health...

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