THE EFFICACY OF TRAINING GENERAL PRACTITIONERS FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF HYPERTENSION IN GERIATRIC PATIENTS


ODABAŞI O. , ELÇİN M. , BASUSTA N. B.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, cilt.14, ss.362-368, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 14 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.362-368

Özet

Introduction: The leading problem with hypertension management is low rates of patient adherence. An ample communication with the patient could be the key to successful compliance for management of chronic diseases. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a training program for management of hypertension in geriatric patients designed for general practitioners.