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A presentation that I did for a friend of mine that is in Nursing school.

A presentation that I did for a friend of mine that is in Nursing school.

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  • 1. Grand Rounds Comparison Format Nursing Health Assessment Fall 2007 Ellerson Pork
  • 2. The Silent Disease
  • 3. Hypertension
    • Primary
    • Secondary
    • Impact
  • 4. Pathophysiology
    • Salt Sensitivity
    • Role of Renin
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Spinal Misalignment
  • 5. Pathogenesis
    • Heart
    • Kidneys
    • Brain
    • Eyes
  • 6.
    • Family History
    Risk Factors
    • Advancing Age
    • Smoking
    • Obesity
    • Heavy Alcohol Consumption
    • Gender and Race
    • Diet
  • 7. Hypertension Photo Courtesy: treelink.com Photo Courtesy: Bay Area Medical Information Photo Courtesy: Physical Therapy.ca
  • 8. Medications –Hypertension
    • Drug Name:
      • Clonodine (Catapres)
    • Classification:
      • Adrenergic receptor stimulator (agonist)
    • Action:
      • Decreases blood pressure
    • Side Effects:
      • Orthostatic hypotension, fatigue, dizziness
  • 9. Medications –Hypertension
    • Drug Name:
      • Captopril (Capoten)
    • Classification:
      • Ace inhibitor
    • Action:
      • Decreases the workload of the heart & reduce glomular filtration pressure
    • Side Effects:
      • Fatigue, dizziness, rash, headaches, loss of taste and hypotension
  • 10. Hypotension
    • Orthostatic Hypotension
    • Neurally Mediated Hypotension
    • Severe Hypotension
    • Associated with Shock
  • 11. Pathophysiology
    • Sudden Movement
    • Dehydration
    • Response to Unpleasant Situation
    • Shock
    • Loss of Blood
    • Medications
  • 12. Pathogenesis
    • Heart
    • Kidneys
    • Brain
    • Eyes
  • 13.
    • Age
    • Drug and Alcohol Abuse
    • Medications
    • Medical Conditions
    Risk Factors
  • 14. Symptoms
    • Dizziness and Nausea
    • Blurry Vision
    • Fainting
    • Weakness
    • Lowered Blood Pressure
    • Confusion
    • Sweating
    • Weak and Rapid Pulse
  • 15. Hypotension
  • 16. Medications –Hypotension
    • Drug Name:
      • Ephedrine
    • Classification:
      • B-adrenergic agonist
    • Action:
      • Dilates airways, constricts blood vessels
    • Side Effects:
      • Nervousness, insomnia, anorexia
  • 17. Medications –Hypotension
    • Drug Name:
      • Fludrocortisone
    • Classification:
      • Synthetic mineralocorticoid
    • Action:
      • Retains water, elevates BP
    • Side Effects:
      • Skinrash, peptic ulcer, glaucoma
  • 18. Evidence Based Research Articles
    • Christine Dryden. (2006). Treatment and management of hypertension: the
    • path is becoming clearer. Nurse
    • Prescribing.Vol.4 No. 11.pp 460-463.
    • Monitor blood pressure
    • Lifestyle intervention
    • Prescribe
  • 19. Evidence Based Research Articles
    • Frances Lewis.(2006). Iatrogenic hypotension in an elderly man with diagnosed angina. British Journal of Nursing. Vol 15 No. 13 pp.227.
    • Diagnosis
    • Measure
    • Accurate History
  • 20. Summary
    • Affect and scope of diseases
    • Diagnosis
    • Treatment (meds & lifestyle)
  • 21. Questions?

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