Tammy Brady, Author at Oncology Nurse Advisor

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Hypertensive crisis

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has hypertensive crisis? What are the typical findings for this disease? A hypertensive urgency is when a patient is asymptomatic with elevated BP and without evidence of target organ damage. If untreated, the patient can develop target organ damage imminently, leading to a…

Hypertension

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has hypertension? What are the typical findings for this disease? Pediatric hypertension (HTN) affects up to 5% of all children. All children 3 years of age and older, and children with co-morbid conditions associated with HTN, should therefore have a blood pressure (BP)…

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