Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Student Scholarship

Date Written

7-2018

Document Type

Project

Course Number

5330-OL1

Course Name

Nursing

Professor’s Name

Dr. John Chovan, PhD., DNP, RN, CNP, CNS

Keywords

Angioedema, Edema, Ace-inhibitors, Allergic Disorders

Subject Categories

Medicine and Health Sciences | Nursing

Abstract

The following will discuss the implications of ACE-Inhibitor induced angioedema in relation to advanced nursing practice. The poster will first introduce a brief overview of what angioedema is and how it affects the patient. Along with an overview of ACE-Inhibitor usage and related effect interaction with bradykinin. The poster proceeds with discussion on signs and symptoms and underlying pathophysiology. Then finishes with significance of pathophysiology, treatment, implications of nursing care and concludes with the authors opinion of rapid recognition and treatment.

Included in

Nursing Commons

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