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Pharm Final

2nd Semester Pharm Final

systolic: 140 mm Hg or Higher; diastolic: 90 mm Hg or Higher hypertension
common, often asymptomatic disorder in which systolic BP persistently exceeds 140/90 mm Hg hypertention
what are the 4 stages of hypertension, that are based upon BP measurements>? normal; prehypertension; stage 1 HTN; stage 2 HTN
systolic BP: 120-139 mm Hg; &/ diastolic BP: 80-89 mm Hg pre-HTN
BP: less than 120/80 mm Hg normal BP
BP: systolic: 140-159 diastolic: 90-99 Stage I HTN
BP: systolic: 160 or Higher diastolic: 100-110 Stage II HTN
what are the ways we treat/manage HTN? use of antihypertensive drug therapy; modify diet (e.g. LOWER sodium intake, INCREASE protein); supervised exercise program; reduce stress levels
What is the cure for HTN? There is no cure for HTN there is only lifestyle change and BP control/management
Is HTN treatment: short/long-term? HTN is long-term...it is life long.
this is a drug that is inactive in its administered form and must be metabolized to its active form in the body, generally by the liver in order to be effective. prodrug
Created by: gracekimes