Factors associated with self-care activities among adults in the United Kingdom: a systematic review
- Self-care and adherence to medication: a survey in the hypertension outpatient clinic. Gohar, Faekah; Greenfield, Sheila M.; Beevers, D. Gareth; Lip, Gregory Y. H.; Jolly, Kate // BMC Complementary & Alternative Medicine;2008, Vol. 8, Special section p1
Background: Self-care practices for patients with hypertension include adherence to medication, use of blood pressure self-monitoring and use of complementary and alternative therapies (CAM) The prevalence of CAM use and blood pressure self-monitoring have not been described in a UK secondary...
- The Short and Long of Measuring Blood Pressures in Your office. Gupta, Rahul // Internal Medicine Alert;3/29/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p41
The article presents an abstract and commentary of the study "The Short and Long of Measuring Blood Pressures in Your Office."
- American Society of Hypertension Releases Guidelines on Home and Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring. // American Family Physician;9/15/1996, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p1390
Reports on the release of guidelines by the American Society of Hypertension on the use of home and ambulatory blood pressure monitoring. Self-monitoring; Potential benefits of home monitoring; Choice of monitor; Frequency of readings; Need for support from Medicare or Medicaid.
- The Traveler's Dozen: Your 12 Essential Homeopathic Travel Companions -- Don't Leave Home Without Them! Reichenberg-Ullman, Judyth; Ullman, Robert // Townsend Letter;Jun2014, Issue 371, p89
The article presents excerpts from the books "The Savvy Traveler's Guide to Homeopathy and Natural Medicine: Tips to Stay Healthy Wherever You Go!" and "Homeopathic Self-Care."
- Maintaining Good Health. Hwang, Mi Young; Glass, Richard M.; Molter, Jeff // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;12/1/99, Vol. 282 Issue 21, p2092
Provides suggestions for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Methods for preventing high blood pressure and cholesterol; Ways to eat healthy; Suggestions for exercise.
- Self-management of hypertension effective measure to lower BP. Ellis, Brian // Cardiology Today;Sep2010, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p37
The article discusses a 2010 study on the efficacy of the self-management of hypertension in lowering systolic blood pressure (BP) which is said to make the approach as another significant mode in hypertension control.
- Survey finds increased use of alternative healthcare. // NCAHF Newsletter (08903417);Mar/Apr98, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p1
Presents information on the results of a survey regarding the forms of alternative care used by people. Ranking of alternative treatments; Statistical data showing the people's views on acupuncture; Reasons for positive attitudes toward alternative care.
- THE USE OF AUTOGENIC FEEDBACK TRAINING AS AN INTERVENTION STRATEGY IN HEALTH CARE. Cassel, Russell N. // Education;Winter90, Vol. 111 Issue 2, p265
Describes autogenics as a do it yourself approach to health care. It has been referred to as `Body FORTRAN' suggesting that one may program self just as one does a computer. The technique was developed in Germany, and it uses a step-wise process in fostering self control of one's own neural...
- what a wonderful world. Quistgarrd, Kaitlin // Yoga Journal;Oct2010, Issue 232, p10
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the author discusses the article "Teach Your Children Well," by Kausthub Desikachar, Ganesh Mohan, Ishan Tigunait and others, "True Beauty," by Niika Quistgard and "Back on Track," by Roger Cole.