Patho Cardiovascular(HRN)

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enyldoow
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131535
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Patho Cardiovascular(HRN)
Updated:
2012-01-29 21:49:40
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HTN- hypertension
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  1. What are the regulators of bp and Co
    • Vascular smooth muscle
    • Humoral control
    • Short term reg
    • Long term reg
  2. Modifiable and nonmodifiable risk for hypertension
    • age,
    • rage
    • family history
    • obesity
    • diet
    • alcohol intake
  3. HTN is a major risk factor for what?
    • CAD,
    • it is the most important risk factor for stroke and heart failure.
  4. key points from JNC-7
    • starting at 115/75mmhg cvd risk doubles with each increment of 20/10 throughout bp range
    • -prehypertension can be considered 120-139 and 80-89
  5. what are the lifestyle modification for HTN
    • weight reduction
    • limit alcohol intake
    • decrease sodiumm intake
    • stop smoking
    • exersize
  6. complication of HTN
    • left ventricular hypertrophy
    • atheroslcerosis
    • nephrosclerosis
    • stroke
    • dementia

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