High & Low Blood Pressure: Causes & Treatment


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Which of the following is NOT a result of hypertension?

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1. How can the body compensate for hypotension, initially?

2. Which of the following blood pressures does BEST indicate hypertension?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will test your understanding of the characteristics of and treatment for high and low blood pressure. The practice questions help you understand causes, how the body compensates, and how to interpret blood pressure readings.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this assessment to review:

  • The definitions of hypertension and hypotension
  • The causes of blood pressure that is not optimal
  • How to interpret blood pressure readings

Skills Practiced

This assessment will test the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding blood pressure and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the topics hypertension and hypotension
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about optimal blood pressure

Additional Learning

The role of blood pressure and health can be further understood through this lesson called High & Low Blood Pressure: Causes & Treatment. This lesson covers:

  • Causes of hypertension
  • Hypertension treatment, including ACE inhibitors and diuretics
  • Causes of hypotension
  • Hypotension treatment, including fluid replacement therapy and adrenaline