Nursing care to systemic arterial hypertension patients assisted by the e-sus program from the patient's perspective
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Keywords

Hypertension
Salud
Assistência.

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da Silva, B. S. ., Viana, J. A. ., Araújo, A. M. V. ., de Araujo, T. D. ., Carneiro, A. M. da C. T. ., de Oliveira, M. C. ., Feitosa, M. de O. ., & Paiva, P. C. A. . (2021). Nursing care to systemic arterial hypertension patients assisted by the e-sus program from the patient’s perspective: Cuidados de enfermería a pacientes con hipertensión arterial sistémica asistidos por el programa e-sus desde la perspectiva del paciente. South Florida Journal of Health, 2(4), 477–488. https://doi.org/10.46981/sfjhv2n4-006

Abstract

General objective: To know the nursing care provided to systemic arterial hypertension patients assisted by the e-sus program from the patient's perspective. Methodology: Exploratory research with a quantitative approach. A form was used as an instrument, applied through home visits to 50 elderly people in March 2020. CEP approval opinion no. 3,534,141, on August 27, 2019. Results and Discussion: It was found in the research that 60% of the elderly were between 60 and 75 years old, 70% were female and 60% were illiterate. Regarding quality of life, 64% of the elderly reported physical inactivity, 78% were obese or overweight, and 54% reported having another pathology. In addition, 60% reported not participating in educational activities, hindering health promotion and prevention. As for the use of antihypertensive medications, 94% of the users informed that they were taking them, and 45.3% cited the verification of BP as care taken by the team. Conclusion: Therefore, it becomes relevant the implementation of new strategies and the improvement in the approaches already used by professionals, aiming at a quality of life for the elderly.

https://doi.org/10.46981/sfjhv2n4-006
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