Nursing Intervention Assignment

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TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................3REFERENCES................................................................................................................................4
INTRODUCTIONBlood pressure is the pressure of blood in circulatory system of body. It is measured forthe diagnosis purpose as it is closely related to heartbeat. The blood pressure above 140/90 isconsidered as high blood pressure or hypertension that can lead to severe heart related problems.Similarly, when the blood pressure in arteries is abnormally low i.e. 90/60 and leads to dizzinessthan it is termed as low blood pressure or hypotension. According to NMC the high bloodpressure tends to put extra strain on the arteries that leads to unexpected heart strokes (Recordkeeping guidance,2017).Blood pressure symptomsThere are several health complications that occur in people due to change in their bloodpressure. Hypertension is a severe cardiovascular condition due to rise in blood pressure andleads to several complications such as heart disease, stroke and even leads to death (High bloodpressure,2016).Hypotension also called low blood pressure also leads to many complications such asdizziness, fainting, blurred vision, confusion, palpitations and feeling of nausea. Along with thisit can also cause problems related to kidney (Chen and et.al., 2017).Importance of blood pressure recordingThe importance of blood pressure recording is to: a) diagnose the hypertension, tonavigate the symptoms if present in order to minimise the further complications, b) Identificationof the white coat hypertension, this refers to situational rise in blood pressure due to stress.Thus, it can be inferred that white coat hypertension is the temporary rise in blood pressure andregular recording helps in identifying the situational rise and aids in keeping the track record ofblood pressure.Reasons for recording blood pressureAs per the views of Makani and et.al., (2013), regular blood pressure recording aids inmonitoring the treatment outcome. There are several patients who face many complications dueto high blood pressure, thus a regular check can help in creating the baselines of the symptomswhich furthers helps in providing appropriate information regarding the treatment outcomes.According to Ono and et.al., (2014) getting knowledge regarding importance of blood pressurerecording helps nurses to progress their skills in relation to managing the young children andother people with high blood pressure. However, as per the views of Chen and et.al., (2017) this1
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