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The Arteriovenous System - Part Two: arteries.

This article, part two in a three-part series, examines arterial pathology and dysfunction, and the main treatment modalities for common arterial diagnoses, including aneurysms, transient ischaemic attack and hypertension - common conditions that nurses will see frequently in both the ward and critical care environments. Nurses should be aware of the medical management and nursing care of these conditions in order to optimise and improve clinical outcomes.

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