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Information about hypertension

Published on March 13, 2014

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Blood Pressure Mohammed Allogmani k.s.a RN: Blood Pressure Mohammed Allogmani k.s.a RN Learning Outcome: Learning Outcome Students will gain an understanding of blood pressure and it's importancy,factorse that affect to blood pressure, normal reading of blood pressure Outline: Outline Definition of blood pressure Epidemiology of blood pressure Manifestations of Hypertension Risk factors (controllable ,uncontrollable) What are the (systolic ,distolic) Normal Reading of Blood pressure What is Blood Pressure ?: What is Blood Pressure ? is the pressure exerted by circulating blood upon the walls of blood vessels , and is one of the principal vital signs Epidemiology: Epidemiology Nearly 60 million Americans, or 1 in 4 adults, have high blood pressure High blood pressure contributes to the deaths of almost 30 individuals every hour of every day In KSA we have high incident high prevalence Manifestations of Hypertension: Manifestations of Hypertension Usually no symptoms other than elevated blood pressure Symptoms are related to organ damage and are seen late and are very serious Risk Factors uncontrollable: Risk Factors uncontrollable Factors that cannot be changed Family history of high blood pressure Family history of premature CVD Diabetes Race (African American) Lifestyle Risk Factors controllable: Lifestyle Risk Factors controllable Weight Stress Sedentary lifestyle Diet Smoking Alcohol (more than one drink per day for women and more than two drinks per day for men) Birth control pills What are the (systolic ,diastolic) : What are the (systolic ,diastolic) SYSTOLIC : Heart contraction DIASTOLIC : Heart Relaxation What is High Blood Pressure? for Patients Age ≥18 Years: BP classification Systolic BP (mmHg) Diastolic BP (mmHg) Normal <120 and <80 Prehypertension 120 – 139 or 80 – 89 Stage 1 hypertension 140 – 159 or 90 – 99 Stage 2 hypertension > 160 or > 100 What is High Blood Pressure? for Patients Age ≥18 Years Blood pressure tools: Blood pressure tools Manual : Sphygmomanometers Blood pressure tools: Blood pressure tools Electronic

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