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: Hypertension affects blood vessels whether or not the patient has comorbid conditions.Rationale 2: Hypertension does cause inflammation and reduced blood supply to organs if left untreated.Rationale 3: Underlying organ damage may develop even in the absence of symptoms of high blood pressure.Rationale 4: Other health problems, such as heart disease and eye problems, can result from untreated hypertension.
Rationale 5: Medications cannot cure hypertension.Global Rationale: Cognitive Level: AnalyzingClient Need: Physiological IntegrityClient Need Sub: Physiological AdaptationNursing/Integrated Concepts: Nursing Process: EvaluationLearning Outcome: 35-2Question 23Type: MCSAA patient has been prescribed propranolol (Inderal) 80 mg twice daily. To maximize the patient’s safety, what should the nurse teach the patient about this drug?2Global Rationale: Cognitive Level: ApplyingClient Need: Physiological IntegrityClient Need Sub: Pharmacological and Parenteral TherapiesNursing/Integrated Concepts: Nursing Process: ImplementationLearning Outcome: 35-2Question 24Type: MCSA
The medical-surgical nurse is providing a hypertensive patient and the family with discharge instructions. The family is concerned about complications from hypertension. What information should the nurse provide?3Global Rationale: Cognitive Level: AnalyzingClient Need: Physiological IntegrityClient Need Sub: Physiological AdaptationNursing/Integrated Concepts: Nursing Process: ImplementationLearning Outcome: 35-2