Today we’re taking a deep dive into angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (otherwise known as ACE inhibitors). In this podcast episode you will learn: 

  • The RAAS pathway (understanding this is crucial to understanding how and why ACE inhibitors work!)
  • How to easily spot an ACE inhibitor
  • What conditions ACE inhibitors are used to treat
  • Adverse effects of ACE inhibitors…including one that can be life threatening!

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Read the show notes and see references here: https://www.straightanursingstudent.com/ace-inhibitors/

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