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Hypertension: diagnosis, assessment and management

Hypertension: diagnosis, assessment and management

Hypertension: diagnosis, assessment and management

Jill Bunker
Jill Bunker
on behalf of Royal College of Nursing

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yeah happy to achieve quiz in plat form
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Hypertension is an everyday life... This course refreshes our knowledge and skills on the management of patients with hypertension

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Description

Hypertension is a serious and common condition, the prevalence of which is set to rise given the increase in the ageing population, sedentary lifestyles and obesity. This article reviews the management of primary hypertension in adults, with reference to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guidelines. Diagnosis using clinic, ambulatory and home blood pressure (BP) monitoring, risk factors , BP targets, lifestyle advice, drug treatment and patient education are also discussed.

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This module aims to provide an overview of primary hypertension – high blood pressure of unknown cause, including risk factors, diagnosis and treatment options. It is not within the remit of the module to focus on hypertension in paediatrics, diabetes, kidney disease, pregnancy or patients who present with hypertension as a clinical emergency.

On completion of this course you will gain an understanding of:
How to explain how hypertension is diagnosed, BP is monitored and BP targets are defined.
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Jill Bunker
on behalf of Royal College of Nursing

Hypertension nurse specialist, Peart-Rose Clinic, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London.

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Oragui Chinwoke benedicta (3 Sep 2021)
very good
HEZRON DANSTAN (3 Sep 2021)
yeah happy to achieve quiz in plat form
Nebeolisa Deborah Ngozi (3 Sep 2021)
Hypertension is an everyday life... This course refreshes our knowledge and skills on the management of patients with hypertension

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