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What should i do about my patient high blood pressure? it has been over in the 200's for a week i am a home health aide and i work for this lady and last friday we noticed that her bp was very high in the 200's and every since then we have been monitoring

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
That : That is a very high systolic blood pressure. The best and most responsible thing is to ensure that you notify her doctor. He should know her medical history the best and can make any adjustments needed to her medications.
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Absolutely. Restrict her salt. Get RN and MD involved asap. You must report this.
Sep 24, 2014
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Notify VN agency RN supervisor AND lady's doctor asap
Sep 30, 2014
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Hi Blood: Discuss with her Dr. check that the BP DEVICE is accurate.
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