Clinical Pearl of the Month – Preeclampsia, High Risk Pregnancy, High Blood Pressure

Gerard Kiernan, MD, FAAFP, FHMClinical Pearls, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

preclampsia prevention

Preeclampsia is a pregnancy complication characterized by high blood pressure and signs of damage to another organ system, most often the liver and kidneys. Preeclampsia usually begins after 20 weeks of pregnancy in women whose blood pressure had been normal. Left untreated, preeclampsia can lead to serious — even fatal — complications for both you and your baby. If you … Read More

Hypertension, Cardiovascular Disorders: Board Review Questions

Jennifer Williams, MDEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Question of the Week, Urgent Care

hypertension, cardiovascular disorders quiz

Almost half of all adults in the United States have high blood pressure, but many are not aware of this fact. Test your knowledge of hypertension diagnosis and treatment with these board review questions, courtesy of Med-Challenger online medical education. Hypertension Case: A 65-year-old man with a history of hypertension presents to you complaining of intermittently occurring chest palpitations associated with some lightheadedness … Read More

Know Your Guidelines – Severe Hypertension in the Emergency Department

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEmergency Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Medical News

current medical guidelines severer hypertension in the ER

Two current (2017/2018) Hypertension Guidelines conflict in their definition and management of chronic hypertension. Do they also conflict in their recommendations for acute severe hypertension? Stay in step with current national guidelines with Med-Challenger Guideline Knowledge Checks. Today’s Guideline Knowledge Check question comes from the desk of Med-Challenger Emergency Medicine Editor-in-Chief, Andrea Eberly, MD, FAAEM. A 76 year old, healthy … Read More

Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Hypertension

Adam WandermanNP Question of the Week, Personal Education, Question of the Week

Free board review question of the week hypertension

Med-Challenger offers hypertension review along with everything else that nurse practitioners need to stay up-to-date and pass ANCC/AANP exams with in-depth review questions with detailed explanations. More nurse practitioner review questions can be accessed via a free trial of Med-Challenger NP: Start Free Full Trial Hypertension review can also be found in a host of other Med-Challenger products for physicians … Read More