publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016

The Effectiveness of Hypertensive Management Programs and Social Support in Primary Health Care Systems: Preliminary Study

Pantip Sangprasert; Surasak Buranatrevedh; Duangnate Pipatsatitpong;
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  • Published: 01 Nov 2016 Journal: Siriraj Medical Journal (issn: 2228-8082, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Mahidol University
Abstract
This quasi-experimental study used inclusion criteria obtaining samples taken from high-risk and grade I hypertensive patients aged 35 to 59 without hypertensive complications. The two related groups comprised 36 individuals. Both were enrolled in a hypertensive management program comprising health education strategies, respiratory training, advice on limiting salt and fat intake, exercise, group discussion with social support, telephon counseling, and home visits. Three perception and preventive behavior questionnaires and home behavior records collected data according to individual hypertension risk factors. The study was carried out for four months. Descripti...
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free text keywords: Hypertension management program; socially-supported; primary health care systems, Medicine (General), R5-920, Hypertension management program,socially-supported,primary health care systems
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016

The Effectiveness of Hypertensive Management Programs and Social Support in Primary Health Care Systems: Preliminary Study

Pantip Sangprasert; Surasak Buranatrevedh; Duangnate Pipatsatitpong;