๊Using 5 As techniques to promote healthy behavior and reduce blood pressure among hypertensive elderly
Keywords:Using 5 A’s techniques, healthy lifestyle, reduce blood pressure, hypertensive elderly.
Hypertension is a common chronic disease among older people. When the older people increase their age, they tend to raise hypertension and mortality rate. In addition, chronic hypertension can affect to older people, including cardiovascular disease, renal disease and stroke. Nurses should promote older people to have a healthy lifestyle along with medical treatment by using 5 As techniques including ask, advise, assess assist and arrange. These techniques can help older people to control their blood pressure and prevent complication.
Keywords: Using 5 A’s techniques, healthy lifestyle, reduce blood pressure, hypertensive elderly.
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