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BP to make diagnosis of HTN
140/90
BP to make diagnosis of pre HTN
120-139/ 80-89
If you have a smaller cuff size - what will happen
Increased BP
BP =
CO * TPR
Patient presents with high blood pressure, decrease in visual acuity, change in mental status and seizures - diagnosis
Hypertensive encephalopathy
Patient presents with HTN + end organ damage- diagnosis
Malignant HTN
Name causes of secondary HTN - 7
Renal disease (renovascular)
Coarctation of aorta
Hyperthyroid
Cushings
Pheochromoctoma
Hyperaldosteronism
Sleep apnea
Molecular basis of HTN
Endothelin
Precursor of NO
Arginine
If patient has DM or CRF, BP should be ?
130/80
What is the difference between eclampsia and pre eclampsia
Seizures