Elevated LDL levels
Declining carbon monoxide levels
Altering the diet to make sure 55% of the total caloric intake in made up of fat.
Decrease the intake of saturated fats per meal.
Decrease the amount of cigarettes smoked.
Get 30 minutes of moderate to vigorous exercise at least three to four times a week.
Age greater than 40
Having a father who has hypertension
Eating a high fat, high carbohydrate meal five times a week.
BMI of 37 or greater
Risk for Ineffective Therapeutic Regime Management
Potential for Retinal Hemorrage
Increase fiber intake, sodium restriction, drink more fluids
Weight reduction, relaxation techniques, moderation of alcohol intake
Exercise, increasing physical activity, increasing fiber intake
Sodium restriction, exercise, administering oxygen
Alpha receptor antagonists
Proton Pump Inhibitors
They cause memory loss
The medications usually need to be taken for the rest of the patient's life.
Hypertension medications are some of the most expensive prescriptions.
Placing the client in a semi-Fowler's position
Observe for neurological or cardiovascular complications
Assessing vitals every 30-45 minutes
Hair loss on the lower calf
Legs elevated above the head
With legs crossed
Legs slightly elevated
BUN and creatinine levels
Carbon dioxide levels
Level of consciousness
A 25 y/o female nurse who execises once a week
65 y/o female cashier at the local Target
30 y/o male with CHF
27 y/o secretary who is pregnant with twins