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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
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
Absolutely. Restrict her salt. Get RN and MD involved asap. You must report this.
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
Notify VN agency RN supervisor AND lady's doctor asap
Dr. Clarence Grim
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Hi Blood

Discuss with her Dr. check that the BP DEVICE is accurate.

In brief: Hi Blood

Discuss with her Dr. check that the BP DEVICE is accurate.
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