Effects of Motivational Interviewing per loss Systolic in Hypertension Patients

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Terdsak Detkong


          This study was a quasi-experimental research that the one group pretest and post test design. The main objectives were study the effect of motivational interviewing on systolic blood pressure by comparison of level control and average of systolic values in patients with uncontrolled hypertension between before and after the 4th program immediately, after the end of the 3rd and 6th month. Motivational Interviewing was the program in the study. The subject got the motivational interviewing program which contain 4 times per 4 months, 5-10 minutes each time. This program had 3 steps: 1) engagement with patient 2) find out and strengthen one’s motivation and 3) advice with menus. The population were people who came to treat high blood pressure at 70 hospitals that the tambon health promotion hospital, community hospital, secondary and tertiary hospitals in Chon Buri, Surin, Srisaket, Phatthalung and Songkhla provinces during 2016-2017. 260 samples were specific selected from 40 hospitals. Performed during November 2016-2017.
          The samples were 182 female (70.0%), the most of 60-69 years old (32.7%) and steward /housewives (22.3%). After the program ended, the 4th time, 90.8-91.2% of the sample group had lower systolic values. Both after the program immediately, following the results for 3 months and 6 months were founded the control of systolic values showed that 76.1%, 78.1, 79.2% had remarkable lower levels of systolic values consecutively. Motivational interviewing program could promote cooperation in treatment and help control blood pressure in hypertension patients.

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Detkong T. Effects of Motivational Interviewing per loss Systolic in Hypertension Patients. Kb. Med. J. [Internet]. 2021 Mar. 11 [cited 2024 Apr. 22];3(2):19-26. Available from: https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/KBJ/article/view/248057
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