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Flashcards in Hypertension Deck (15):
1

Conn's syndrome

Aldosterone producing adenoma

2

Signs of Conn's syndrome

Hypertension
Hyokalemia

3

Fibromuscular Dysplasia

A non-atherosclerotic, non-inflammatory vascular disease that causes abnormal growth within the wall of an artery

4

Complication of polycystic kidney disease?

Hypertension

5

What is clorthalidone?

A diuretic

6

Who do you want to give thiazides to?

The elderly

7

What would you give to treat diabetic neuropathy?

ACEi/ARB

8

What can beta blockers do to blood sugar levels in diabetes?

Raise them

9

Beta blockers and sun exposure?

Can make you more sensitive to the sun

10

What do you have to use with particular caution in people with a reduced estimated glomerular filtration rate?

Spironolactone, because these people have an increased risk of hyperkalemia

11

Aldosterone and K+ excretion?

Increases excretion

12

Pseudohypertension?

When blood pressure readings are elevated but blood pressure is actually normal

13

Be cautious with which drug in diabetes and a low glomerular filtration rate?

Spironolactone

14

Spironolactone dosage

12.5mg (25mg every other day)
Tolerate 25% increase in K+ and creatinine

15

Hypertension treatment in young women?

ACD or BCD