A 53-Year-Old Woman with Hypertension and Hypokalaemia

A 53-Year-Old Woman with Hypertension and Hypokalaemia

A 53-year-old woman has been visiting her GP with symptoms of tiredness, muscle weakness and headaches. She is known to be hypertensive and takes amlodipine to control this. Her blood results today show that her potassium level is low at 3.0 mmol/L, and her sodium...
Headache and Hypertension in a 62-Year-Old Woman

Headache and Hypertension in a 62-Year-Old Woman

A 62-year-old woman presents to your GP surgery complaining of dysuria. She has had previous UTIs and reports that her symptoms are similar to past episodes. You dipstick her urine and note the following results: Protein +++ Ketones + Blood ++ Leucocytes ++ Nitrites...
A Case of Difficult to Control Hypertension

A Case of Difficult to Control Hypertension

A 53-year-old man returns to your GP surgery for review of his blood pressure medication. He has been seen several times and you have been finding his hypertension difficult to control. He also states that he has been feeling very tired and fatigued of late and is...

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