Instructions: Response must be at least 510 words, written in current APA format with at least two academic references cited. References must be within the last five years. Respond by ext, refuting/correcting, or adding additional nuance.
The advanced practice nurse is updating the plan of care of nursing home patients with hypertension.
- Briefly describe the therapeutic actions of drugs affecting blood pressure (diuretics, ACE inhibitors, ARBs, CCB, sympathetic nervous system drugs).
- What important teaching points should be addressed for patients receiving antihypertensive drugs?