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Open Access The role of schools for patients in secondary prevention of arterial hypertension

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Aim: to study the effectiveness of in-depth preventive counseling as one of the forms of information and training technologies for prevention of hypertension. Material and Methods. On the basis of the district hospitals of the Saratov region the analysis of volume and quality of preventive work in the group of persons with risk factors under investigation in the study of prevention and patients with arterial hypertension trained in Health School. Results. Analysis of the effectiveness of Schools for patients with arterial hypertension showed an increase in the number of people achieving the target blood pressure level from 32 to 42% and reducing the number of patients hospitalized for hypertensive crises, in comparison with the previous year by 22%. Conclusion. Schools for patients with arterial hypertension teach patients to correct risk factors and to control their disease.

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Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Saratov State Medical University

Publication date: January 1, 2017

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