First aid for hypertensive crisis

First aid for hypertensive crisis

Arterial hypertension is the most actual disease of the cardiovascular system. The prevalence of hypertension is the same throughout the world, and it is more common in the elderly. In persons older than 60 years, the prevalence of hypertension is more than 60%. A dangerous complication of hypertension is a hypertensive crisis that requires emergency care. Every person suffering from hypertension should know the signs and how to provide self-help in case of a hypertensive crisis.

February 28, 2024, within the framework of the “Silver University” project, teaching staff of the department of simulation and educational technologies, general practitioners of the highest category, candidate of medical sciences, associate professor Mukanova D.A., Smagulova Zh.I. held a seminar for patients of the Medical and Social Institution for the Elderly and Disabled in Semey on the topic “First aid for hypertensive crisis.” They gave general recommendations on a healthy lifestyle and provided advice. Pensioners asked questions and were satisfied.

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