Tutor profile: Carla C.
Subject: Health and Medicine
When teaching a nutrition class, what would you recommend for hypertensive adults?
A low fat, low sodium, low sugar, high fiber diet will be the best nutritional approach for this group of people. A well-balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, fish, poultry, nuts, legumes, and low-fat dairy when combined with exercise will result in better health outcomes for hypertensive adults.
When assessing a patient with symptoms of heart failure, how does the nurse differentiate between right and left-sided failure?
Left-sided heart failure is more associated with pulmonary symptoms compared to right-sided heart failure which is commonly manifested by systemic symptoms such as edema and jugular vein distention.
Identify one of the types of neuroglia and describe its function.
Astrocytes are one of the four types of neuroglia that function to provide structural support to the bran and maintain the blood-brain barrier.
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