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Hypertension – 5 Nursing Diagnosis and Interventions

Last updated: Saturday, February 23, 2013

Hypertension is the term used to describe high blood pressure. Blood pressure is a measurement of the force against the walls of your arteries as the heart pumps blood through the body. The top number is called the systolic blood pressure, and the bottom number is called the diastolic blood pressure. Normal blood pressure is […]

Hypertension Nanda Nursing Diagnosis

Last updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013

Hypertension or high blood pressure is a measurement of the force against the walls of the arteries as the heart pumps blood through the body. It increases the risk of associated cardiovascular (heart) diseases such as stroke, myocardial infarction, failure of kidneys or heart, other vascular complications. Blood pressure readings are usually given as two […]