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Evidenced Based Practice. Nursing: Mid-term Written Assignment
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Evidence Based Practice Nursing: Mid-term Assignment NAME Answer 1 In the time of my clinical practices in the past semester, I chose to pay particular attention to patients suffering from hypertension. Hypertension is a disease that makes targets of people regardless of their age, including infants (Dionne, Abitbole, & Flynn, 2012), which is rather interesting as the disease or disorder is related to the pumping of the heart.
Primary hypertension, hypertension without any underlying cause or reason behind it, captures a larger amount of patients than secondary hypertension, but it has still proven to be fatal as it can cause heart attack or heart failure. High blood pressure, hypertension (Dugdale, 2011) or elevated blood flow in the arteries may seem little but when the said elevation continues in a patient with moderation, it can still shorten one’s life expectancy. There is a saying which states that one’s life is not measured by the days we live but the breaths we take, and hypertension just follows that rule. Infants, children, adolescents, adults and the elderly – everyone can happen to suffer from hypertension. The disorder that captures every kind of audience should be paid attention to and for that, thiazide, an antihypertensive drug is suggested as the first line treatment. The prescription of thiazide in the cases of hypertension is supported by the United States guidelines, World Health Organization and the Cochrane collaboration after collecting enough evidence. ...
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