For most people with CKD it's enough to have annual blood tests, check blood pressure
and diabetes is well controlled, and test the urine to see how leaky the kidneys might be getting.
LAHORE -- Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar has said private medical colleges are producing quacks rather than doctors and doctors from private medical colleges even can not check blood pressure
, therefore, steps have been taken against these hospitals.
That is why it is important to regularly check blood pressure
. A reading of 140/90 mm of Mercury, or higher, in at least three of those readings will indicate the existence of hypertension.
The campaign also informs people about medical tests to check blood pressure
and diabetes, as well as the distribution of health education leaflets," Al Ghamari added.
During the screenings, an Amita Health nurse will check blood pressure
, perform body fat/body analysis and assess stroke risk.
Nurses will be at the centre to check blood pressure
, there will be dietitians to advise about healthy eating, and college students will offer a manicure.
It is essential that doctors should be sensitized and they must check blood pressure
of every patient coming to them with whatever complaints.
He also advised the patients to check blood pressure
regularly, ensuring that the reading is not high and adjusting dosage when needed.
(2,3,4) The current guidelines recognized the need to check blood pressure
in both arms, but many clinician does not pay much attention to it.
Doctors and para-medical staff would check blood pressure
, test sugar (12 hours fasting ), Cholesterol (12 hour fasting), conduct Eye test, PFT ( Lungs and TB test), BMD (Bones) test, and free consultancy of various other ailments.The camp will run from 10.00 am to 4.
A large majority are also providing screenings to check blood pressure
, blood glucose and body mass index.
In particular, they were trained to check blood pressure
, give injections or infusions, and differentiate between types of burns.
A DHA team will also check blood pressure
, BMI, blood sugar, kidney function, liver function and cholesterol.
You should wait at least 30 minutes to check blood pressure
after caffeine or smoking."