What is the disease process in which the systolic blood pressure is above 140 mm Hg and diastolic is above 90 mm Hg?
Hypertension
What is the initial classification of medication used in treatment of hypertension?
Diuretics
Name a beta blocker is used in treatment of hypertension?
Metoprolol
What classification of drugs are initially used with young Caucasians? two words
ACE Inhibitors
Common side effect of persons on ACE inhibitors?
Cough
Anticoagulant used for treatment of deep vein thrombosis
Heparin
Aother name for chest pain
Angina
What effect does a beta blocker medication have on the heart?
Bradycardia
What effect will PIH have on the fetus? Growth ____________
Restriction
Secondary childhood hypertension is caused by ____________ conditions.
Renal
Identify a diagnositc test for diagnosis of hypertension?
Electrolytes
What causes conary artery disease?
Hyperlipidemia
What is a dilation formed at weak point in the wall of the artery?
Aneurysm
When assessing for peripheral insufficiency, the nurse checks the 6 P's? name this one
Pulse
Name a clinical manifestation felt with arterial peripheral vascular disease?
Claudication
When hypertension diagnoses confirmed, first treatment for management? two words
Weightloss
Hypertension and _______ are comorbidities.
Diabetes
The "D" in the DASH stand for ?
Dietary