Monday, May 17, 2021

Clinical Pharmacy

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7 Non-drug Treatment Approaches for Hypertension

Lifestyle modifications are the foundation for preventing hypertension, and they are an important component of first-line therapy in all patients treated with antihypertensive drug therapy.…
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16 Drugs That May Increase Blood Pressure

Hypertension also known as high blood pressure is a widespread epidemic that affects as many as 1.13 billion people worldwide and approximately 60 million adults…
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Classes of Blood Pressure Medications with Examples

Blood pressure medications also known as antihypertensive drugs or hypotensives are drugs that are employed to relax, dilate and lower blood pressure (BP) to normal.…
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Drugs used in the treatment of hypertensive emergencies

Drugs Commonly Used In the Treatment of Hypertensive Emergencies

Hypertensive emergency is a clinical situation in which the elevated blood pressure (BP) is immediately life-threatening and needs to be lowered to a safe level…
Drugs used in the treatment of hypertensive emergencies
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Understanding the Various Types of Hypertension

Hypertension also called high blood pressure (HBP) is an important risk factor for the future development of cardiovascular disease. It may be defined as a…
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Everything You Need to Know About Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

Hypertension also known as high blood pressure (HBP) is a very common condition and an important risk factor for the future development of cardiovascular disease.…
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Abbreviations Commonly Used In Prescriptions and Medication Orders

The use of abbreviations is common on prescriptions and medication orders. Some are derived from the Latin through its historical use in medicine and pharmacy,…
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Common Medical Abbreviations and Their Meaning

Medical abbreviations and acronyms represent “acceptable” terms used by physicians and other health care professionals commonly as a reference to rapidly search and accurately record…
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Common Prefixes, Roots and Suffixes in Medical Terminology

Clinical pharmacists have the responsibility of dispensing drugs to both the in-patient and out-patient services of their institution. Some have extended their professional responsibilities to…
Medical Terminology
5th Novartis International Cardiovascular Summit

5th Novartis International Cardiovascular Summit Held on April 17, 2019 At Sheraton Hotels, Ikeja, Lagos – Nigeria

Communique: Key Takeaways From Scientific Plenaries
I. Neurology – Stroke still remains the commonest cause of death in neurologic patients in Nigeria. Emergency response should apply caution in lowering the blood pressure early in management with careful assessment. If blood pressure is ≤180/100, please do not lower. Initial stroke assessment should involve use of stroke …

5th Novartis International Cardiovascular Summit
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