Non-pharmacological treatment of hypertension in primary health care: A comparative clinical trial of two education strategies in health and nutrition

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p637
Academic Journal
The article offers information on a study conducted by the authors in which they compared two intervention strategies regarding adherence of adult women to change their diet for treatment of hypertension in the Primary Health Care Unit in Brazil. It states that one of the group attended monthly health education workshops and people in the other group had home visits for nutritional guidance. It mentions that there was more adherence to dietary changes in women with home visits.


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