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Why would you prescribe an ACE when the JNC8 recommendations is to treat a BPof >140/90 ages 18-59 and150/90 for those 60 and older?

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The type of test that is used in order to pinpoint if the person is suffering from pericarditis is to do a cardiac CT. This will be effective in checking the thickness of the pericardium. There are also other tests that are needed to determine the severity of the thickening of the pericardium. A nurse should first provide the needed treatments to manage pain.

The key is to make the patient more comfortable so that the other treatments can be administered. Once pain management is resolved which is letter A, the nurse should do letter D as this position is known to be more comfortable for those who are suffering from this disease. Giving oxygen may also be a requirement if the patient cannot breathe. Lastly, letter B can be done.

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Option C is the correct answer.
The current AHA guidelines for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care recommend using 120–200J for the initial biphasic shock, and also recommend that “second and subsequent energy levels should be at least equivalent and higher energy levels may be considered.

Biphasic shock can reach as high an 360J in subsequent shock.

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The correct answer is option D
The right ventricle is the heart chamber most likely to have been opened had the blade penetrated completely.
The heart is an organ located in the thoracic chamber of the body. It has four chambers namely: Left and right atria and left and right ventricles.

Although the heart is known to lean towards the left side of the thoracic chamber, the right ventricle is located at the sternocostal region and this chamber of the heart would have been greatly affected if the blade had penetrated all through the wall.

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Chest pressure lasting 20 minutes that occurs at rest, that is all.

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Visual changes are more likely to occur with glycosides, such as a blue green vision. Halo or flickering lights does not pertain to them.

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Mitral valve regurgitation causes dyspnoea due to accumulation of fluid in lungs as a result of CCF. reduced blood flow in coronary arteries may cause chest pain called angina pectoris.

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