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Barreiras ao tratamento da hipertensão arterial. / [Barriers to hypertension treatment].

Guedes, Maria Vilani Cavalcante; de Araujo, Thelma Leite; Lopes, Marcos Venícios de Oliveira; da Silva, Lucia de Fatima; de Freitas, Maria Célia; de Almeida, Paulo César.
Rev Bras Enferm ; 64(6): 1038-42, 2011.
Artigo em Português | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-22664601
The objective was to describe the barriers faced by people with hypertension for non compliance to treatment and control the levels of blood pressure. This is a transversal and descriptive study which was carried out in 6 basic health units in Fortaleza-Ceará, Brazil. The population consisted of 246 people enrolled in the program to Control Hypertension for at least a year. Data were collected using a structured interview and electronic chart. Of them, 69 showed normal blood pressure levels. The main barriers discovered were poor financial condition, continuous treatment with many medicines and practice physical activity. It was concluded that barriers to the anti-hypertensive treatment include the sick people, their environment and their access to health care.