Posts tagged "Hypertension"
Hypertension (HPN) Nursing Care Plan

Hypertension (HPN) Nursing Care Plan

Hypertension, widely known as high blood pressure, has been seen to cause 7.5 million deaths or about 12.8% of total deaths according to World Health Organization. This also responsible for the 57 million disability adjusted life years which equates to 3.7% disability adjusted life years. Definition Blood pressure greater than 140/90 mm hg and is...
Nursing Care Plan for Hypertension

Nursing Care Plan for Hypertension

Hypertension is also called as high blood pressure. It is really a common problem among people nowadays. With the influence of the environment and lifestyle coupled with genetics, hypertension is really a common nursing problem.Each case of hypertension may involve different ways of treatment; however the major goal is to prevent an increase in the...
Hypertension Pathophysiology & Disease Process(Diagram)

Hypertension Pathophysiology & Disease Process(Diagram)

Hypertension (high blood preassure) also called silent killer is a chronic medical condition characterized by constant elevation of the systolic or diastolic pressure above 140/90 mmHg. Because hypertension is almost without symptoms except for headaches in some patients, it hides in the body without knowing it. Types of Hypertension A person with blood pressure levels...
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