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Cases Related To Blood Pressure - Part I

A 60-year-old woman enters emergency room after a recent fainting episode.

History

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A 60-year-old woman enters emergency room after a recent fainting episode following a strenuous hike. The patients medications include a diuretic for high blood pressure. Diuretic dose was recently increased from 25 to 50 mg per day.

Elevated blood urea nitrogen. Serum sodium increased.



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Authors and Reviewers

Authored by Dr. Jonathan Keroes, MD and David Lieberman, Developer, Virtual Cardiac Patient. Medically reviewed by Dr. Barbara Erickson, PhD, RN, CCRN.
Last Update: 2/8/2019
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