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Optometry Quiz: Stage of Hypertension

Posted by Amanda Dexter on Nov 11, 2016 12:52:35 PM
Amanda Dexter
Dr. Amanda K. Dexter received her optometric training at Southern California College of Optometry in Fullerton, California, where she was Class of 2010 Valedictorian. She also completed a residency in Primary Care and Ocular Disease at the Veteran's Affairs Hospital in San Diego, California. Dr. Dexter is the Manager and Program Coordinator for OptoPrep, the premiere online study resource for the NBEO Part I & II.

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Optometry student, take this optometry quiz!

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Blood pressure is determined both by the amount of blood your heart pumps and the amount of resistance to blood flow in your arteries. The more blood your heart pumps and the narrower your arteries, the higher your blood pressure. You can have high blood pressure (hypertension) for years without any symptoms. Take our latest quiz. 

Here is the scenario:

A patient with a consistent blood pressure reading of 154/92 mmHg should be categorized as belonging to which stage of hypertension?

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