hypertension

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hypertension
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2014-03-22 14:03:53
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  1. what are the normal lab values for:
    1) creatinine
    2)BUN
    • creatinine - 0.5-1.5
    • bun - 5-25 mg
  2. Hypertension definition
    systolic BP greater than 140 mm Hg and a diastolic pressure greater than 90 mm Hg
  3. normal BP value
    less than 120/80
  4. prehypertension BP value
    120-139/80-89
  5. stage 1 hypertension BP values
    140-159/90-99
  6. stage 2 hypertension BP values
    > or = 160/100
  7. Define hypertensive crisis
    when an elevated BP must be immediately lowered to halt or prevent target organ damage
  8. Define hypertensive urgency
    when BP is very elevated but there is no evidence of impending or pregressive target organ damage. Oral agents such as Beta Blockers, ACE inhibitors, or aplha2-agonists can be administered to lower and normalize BP within 24-48 hrs
  9. primary hypertension
    hypertension with no apparent cause
  10. secondary hypertension
    hypertension with a specific cause such as narrowing of the renal arteries

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