This course will teach you how to obtain blood pressure readings, heart and lung sounds, patient history and test results in order to establish a diagnosis and a treatment plan.
The cases presented involve hypertension (high blood pressure), hypotension (low blood pressure), elevation of only systolic or diastolic pressures. Clinical conditions which are associated with hypertensive and hypotensive conditions are included among the cases.
iPad edition of
Cases Related To Blood Pressure - Part I
is available on the Practical Clinical Skills web site (www.practicalclinicalskills.com).
How To Use Patient Cases
The patient cases provide a content for practicing exam and diagnostic skills.
Each case consists of multiple pages:
- patient history
- blood pressure
- heart and lung sounds
- lab results
- diagnosis and treatment
To view these pages, use the tabs
that appear near the top of the page, under the case title.