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High Blood Pressure: Symptoms, Causes & Remedies

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What is the name for the blood pressure that occurs in between heartbeats?

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1. Which blood pressure reading would be considered healthy?

2. Which lifestyle factors contribute to primary hypertension?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Many people have high blood pressure. This combination quiz and worksheet will help you measure your understanding of the characteristics of this condition. You will be asked to identify the blood pressure that occurs between heartbeats as well as an example of a healthy blood pressure reading.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet will test you on the following:

  • Contributing factors to hypertension
  • Type of patient who would be prescribed a diuretic
  • Common symptom of hypertension

Skills Practiced

These tools will allow you to use the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about the characteristics of high blood pressure
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding treatment options and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the blood pressure that occurs between heartbeats
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about hypertension

Additional Learning

To examine these characteristics in more detail, study the lesson titled High Blood Pressure: Symptoms, Causes & Remedies. Objectives that will be covered include:

  • Define blood pressure
  • Identify how hypertension is categorized
  • Recognize the causes of hypertension
  • Review treatment options
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