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damage and failure, sleep apnea, vaginal dryness or lowered sexual desire and osteoporosis. So teaching would be quite extensive but primarily focused on taking the medications regularly prescribed and not to Overview Transcript Subjective Data Collection Objective Data Collection Education & Empathy Documentation Lifespan Review Questions Self-Reflection
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5/24/2018 Cardiovascular | Completed | Shadow Health 2/2 stop unless instructed by the doctor. Eating a healthier diet with a decrease in saturated fats, then walking at least 30 minutes each day or at least four days per week. Then also non-pharm ways to decrease stress and high blood pressure including meditation, yoga or deep breathing. Teaching about checking blood pressure at least twice a day and go to the hospital when you are having symptoms and if blood pressure is above 180/90 or how to take other medications such as clonidine to decrease blood pressure. Model Note: High cholesterol leads to atherosclerosis which worsens hypertension and increases the risk of cerebrovascular disease and thrombosis. High triglycerides leads to pancreatitis. Hypertension has detrimental effects on all body systems. Hypertension puts a person at risk for cardiovascular and peripheral vascular disorders, renal failure, stroke, dementia, vision loss, sleep apnea, bone loss, and sexual dysfunction. During the assessment, special attention should be directed to visual acuity, retinal health, and perfusion to extremities. The patient should be asked about sleep disturbances, morning headaches, and daytime fatigue to rule out sleep apnea. The provider should also ask about chest pain, forgetfulness, exercise habits and sexual health. The provider needs to stress the importance of healthy eating, exercising regularly, and complying to treatment plans to avoid life-threatening consequences of hypertension. Comments If your instructor provides individual feedback on this assignment, it will appear here. © Shadow Health 2018 ®
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