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Effectiveness of health education on knowledge of hypertension among hypertensive patient – a pilot analysis

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Abstract

Hyper tension is often known as high blood pressure. It is a serious medical condition that raises the risk of heart attack, stroke, renal failure, and blindness. When the systolic blood pressure readings are greater than or equal to 140 millimeters of mercury and the diastolic blood pressure readings are greater than or equal to 90 millimeters of mercury on two different days, hypertension is diagnosed. It is one of the leading causes of death in the world. Of the assessed 1130000000 people who have hypertension, fewer than 1 in 5 have it under control. The main contributors to the increase in hypertension are unhealthy diets, physical inactivity.In 2025; anpredictable 1.56 billion adults will be living with hypertension.).The aim of the study is to assess the Awareness regarding Hypertension among hypertensive patient.In this study, the pre-experimental research design was accepted. The samples of the present study were patients with pre hypertension and stage –I hypertension. Conclusion: This pilot study concludes by proving the efficiency of health education on Knowledge of hypertension among rural adult hypertensive patient.

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K. R. Vasantha Kohila, V. Hemavathy. Effectiveness of health education on knowledge of hypertension among hypertensive patient – a pilot analysis. Cardiometry; Issue 22; May 2022; p.497-503; DOI: 10.18137/cardiometry.2022.22.497503; Available from: https://www.cardiometry.net/issues/no22-may-2022/effectiveness_health_education

Ключевые слова

Hypertension,  Health education,  Systolic,  Diastolic,  Knowledge,  Blood pressure
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