Flashcards in Hypertension Deck (15):
Aldosterone producing adenoma
Signs of Conn's syndrome
A non-atherosclerotic, non-inflammatory vascular disease that causes abnormal growth within the wall of an artery
Complication of polycystic kidney disease?
What is clorthalidone?
Who do you want to give thiazides to?
What would you give to treat diabetic neuropathy?
What can beta blockers do to blood sugar levels in diabetes?
Beta blockers and sun exposure?
Can make you more sensitive to the sun
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
Aldosterone and K+ excretion?
When blood pressure readings are elevated but blood pressure is actually normal
Be cautious with which drug in diabetes and a low glomerular filtration rate?
12.5mg (25mg every other day)
Tolerate 25% increase in K+ and creatinine