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Hello could you please assist with this? This is a building assignment and I would like you to complete. This is the first portion of the assignment. I am in school nurse practitioner school. Must be apa format and include references. No earlier than 2011 for references PICOT question (200 points) Submit to Project To complete this week, after reading chapter two in Melnyk and reviewing the lectures you submit a 2-3 page paper that explores the background of your issue. For this paper #1 you will be defining this issue or disease using the literature. It will end with the PICOT question. The parts of your paper should include: • Introduction • Definition • Epidemiology • Clinical Presentation • Complications • Diagnosis • Conclusion with PICOT Question My issue is hypertension. I will attach an example of the complete final project and an example of this assignment.
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Management of Hypertension in African Americans
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Management of Hypertension in African Americans
Hypertension is a chronic health condition characterized by excessive force against the
blood vessels’ walls. Hypertension is prevalent in the United States where it affects about 85
million people (MacGill, 2018). However, compared to other ethnic groups in the U.S., it is
among the African Americans where hypertension is most common and destructive (Beckerman,
2017). Given that the rates of awareness and treatment African-Americans and non-Hispanic
whites, there is need to explore other nonpharmacological methods of hypertension management
among African patients (Miller, 2017). This paper will explore lifestyle modification and
education as a hypertension management options within primary care settings that could enhance
control of hypertension to prevent end-organ damage among in African Americans.
Hypertension is a major health problem among African Americans and a contribute to
existing health disparity (Muntner et al., 2017). Lifestyle changes such as weight management,
increased physical activity, and diet adjustments can be of significant help in the management of
hypertension. Within healthcare settings, there is need to include lifestyle change interventions
that are centered on the family and community so that patient exercise self-management.
Interventions that are tailored to the behavioral norms, culture and beliefs (Miller, 2017). In the
management of hypertension, healthy lifestyle is considered the most effective approach. It has
been found to enhance the efficiency of blood pressure drugs. Blood pressure control among
African American will therefore be more effective if management efforts within primary care
settings target lifestyle changes (Miller, 2017).



Hypertension refers to the condition where the force by the blood in the arteries is ...

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