Health problems from hypertension


OL-Pharmacy for Health Profes-01/18/22 HPRS2300.20220118.633715


Health problems from hypertension

Respond to each question.

  1. What health problems may result from untreated hypertension?
  2. Which group of Americans is at greatest risk of acquiring hypertension; why?
  3. Retrieve the Legal Eagle Eye Newsletter for Nursing Profession and read the Court case entitled “Asthmatic Pediatric Patient: Court Upholds Jury’s Verdict Finding Nursing Negligence“. Answer the following questions:
    1. Medication importance: Why were the two medications (albuterol and corticosteroid) given? Explain how each drug works (mechanism of action).
    2. What are some common side effects that patients taking albuterol would need to know about?
    3. What were the negligent actions of the hospital staff?
    4. What would you have done differently?
  4. Select here to review the Joint Commission’s National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG). Answer the following questions:
    1. What is NPSG.03.05.01?
    2. What is the rationale for NPSG.03.05.01?
    3. According to the Elements of Performance for NPSG.03.05.01, patient and family education should include which topics?

Note: Follow the instructions and grading rubric found on syllabus page 2. While the Legal Eagle Newsletter and NPSG website should be cited as references, they alone will not meet the reference requirement for this assignment. You must utilize and cite at least one additional reference for this discussion. To receive credit for this assignment, you must submit your initial posting and respond to at least two (2) classmates on or before the due date. There will be no credit for late submissions.

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