2018, Number 4
Rev Méd Electrón 2018; 40 (4)
Educative intervention on knowledge of arterial hypertension. Policlinic Heroes del Moncada. Municipality of Cardenas, 2015
Achiong EF, González HY, Vega RO, Guillot AO, Rodríguez SA, Díaz PA, Londoño AE
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ABSTRACTIntroduction: education of patients with hypertension is a primordial element to elevate the knowledge on HBP, its control and the quality of life.
Objective: to rise the knowledge of the HBP patient and its control.
Materials and methods: educational intervention to the patients through the Schools of HBP, with an Educational and physical exercises Program. Two samples before and after the intervention were selected (350 patients). A questionnaire of 14 questions on topics of HBP applied. Three analysis were carried out: Proportion of patients with 8 and more correct answers, proportion of each question with more than 75% of correct answers, and proportion of approved patients (70 out of 100). Statistical Test, Chi2, p value.
Results: post-intervention, knowledge increased according to test with statistically significant differences. p ‹ 0,05.
Conclusions: the intervention was effective. Rise the knowledge of HBP and controlled patients.