Chronic Conditions

Patients with some frequency present to the ED with neuropathy associated with an underlying condition. Many are of a chronic nature, and a few are subacute. Most of these do not present acute management issues. However, conditions such as syphilis, Lyme disease, and vitamin B 12 deficiency benefit from early detection. A

detailed discussion of neuropathies associated with underlying medical illness is worthy of an entire text. The interested reader is referred to standard neurology texts.5 T,a..ble.,2.2,5.-2. shows the expected presentations for some diseases associated with peripheral neuropathies.

Blood Pressure Health

Blood Pressure Health

Your heart pumps blood throughout your body using a network of tubing called arteries and capillaries which return the blood back to your heart via your veins. Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the walls of your arteries as your heart beats.Learn more...

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