Nursing Student Class Projects (Formerly MSN)

Academic Term

Summer 2022

Document Type

Project

Course Number

NURS 6810-01

Course Name

Advanced Pathophysiology for the Advanced Practice Nurse

Professor’s Name

Dr Batross and Dr Bhatnagar

Keywords

Hypertension, Risk Factors, Pathophysiology, Complications, Treatment and Management, Nursing

Subject Categories

Medicine and Health Sciences | Nursing

Abstract

Hypertension is a major cause of premature death and a leading cause of cardiovascular diseases globally. Heart diseases, renal failure, stroke, premature deaths, and disability mostly if not all contribute to the cardiovascular burden and thus pose a public health issue worldwide. The trends in hypertension are similar globally with a high prevalence noted in low and medium-income countries. Studies have identified smoking, unhealthy diet, physical inactivity, alcohol consumption, overweight or obesity, and sedentary lifestyle as modifiable risk factors in these populations. However, hypertension remains a substantial public health concern despite providers’ engagement in multi-component hypertension treatment and patient involvement in self-care. Hypertension is a landmark in clinical settings and its management is of great significance to practicing clinicians and the medical society. My poster will provide an overview of hypertension as a global epidemic and the role of multi-component interventions in its management.

Licensing Permission

Copyright, some rights reserved. Attribution – Noncommercial – Share Alike

Comments

The enormous public health burden of hypertension provokes an awareness to initiate a multi-component approach to improve cardiovascular health and decrease mortality rates.

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