Health Education in Self-Care in Patients with High Blood Pressure
Author(s): Kalvandi Narges, Vanda Razieh, Maghsoudi Zahra, Bafahm Fatemeh
Hypertension is one of the most important health problems in the world, which is still preventable and controllable. Control of this dangerous disease is one of the goals of the World Health Organization in the international community. The purpose of this article is to investigate educational interventions to improve selfcare behaviors in patients with high blood pressure based on the use of health education frameworks in order to evaluate the impact of these interventions on promoting self-care behaviors in these patients. In this systematic review, Search using Persian and English keywords in hypertension, education interventions on blood pressure, Hypertension Educational models in specific and popular persion and English databases, such as the Iran medex database, SID, , Pup med, Scopus, Elsevier. The above mentioned database was searched from January 2017 to March 2018. Articles were reviewed based on the title and abstract. 215 articles (96 articles from Persian sources and 119 articles from English sources) were investigated, out of which 92 articles were excluded due to lack of educational intervention. 123 articles were examined more precisely. Also, 94 articles did not consider educational intervention as the main intervention in the study. Finally, 29 articles were reviewed in this review. Teaching based education and health education models have a greater impact on reducing the risk factors for high blood pressure. The time, place, duration of interventions, the characteristics of individuals, and the use of new educational methods for some audiences in the effectiveness of training to reduce Risk factors are important.