Dr. John Chovan, PhD., DNP, RN, CNP, CNS
Angioedema, Edema, Ace-inhibitors, Allergic Disorders
Medicine and Health Sciences | Nursing
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.
Runyan, Joseph, "Comprehending Angioedema: ACE-Inhibitor Reaction" (2018). Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Student Scholarship. 292.