EFFECT OF PATIENTS COUNSELLING ON MEDICATION ADHERENCE AND QUALITY OF LIFE IN HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS -A REVIEW
Ranjeet Kumar*, Sonalal Prasad Kushwaha, Dr. Kamal Saini
Hypertension is a common non communicable chronic disease that requires monitoring regularly with a time interval to prevent complications leading to cardiovascular disease. Hypertension is a silent killer disorder and is a main public health problem. There is rapid increase in the prevalence of hypertension in rural and urban area as well as economically developed and developing countries. Objective: To develop the levels of treatment satisfaction and medication adherence through patient counselling. To review and evaluate the effect of patient counselling in hypertensive patient on medication adherence and quality of life. Method: The latest review literature and research articles on medication adherence and life style changes in hypertensive patients has been done by screening different publications such as PUB-Med, Elsevier, Scopus, Clarivate, Springer and Wiley. Result: To enhance the better knowledge of hypertension which increases medication adherence to hypertension treatment and ultimately improve general health related quality of life. Conclusion: After reviewing the different articles and research papers on the basis of patient counselling to deliver hypertensive patients that influences positive effect in improving the patient’s understanding about medication, disease, life style changes to achieve the maximum therapeutic effect, improve the quality of life of hypertensive patients and ultimately to help control high blood pressure.
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