Hypertension also called as arterial hypertension or high blood pressure is a chronic medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is elevated. Blood pressure is described by two measurements, systolic and diastolic, Generally the systoloic/diastolic reading should be below 140/90, if it is above this reading, then it is called hypertension. Nurse help is needed to educate the patient regarding the symptoms, causes, precautions, medication etc. Nurses generally form a groups, co-ordinate among themselves and help the community by educating a whole community.
Health-related quality of life is a frequently assessed patient-reported outcome in the current literature on patients living with atrial fibrillation. Originally, quality of life is an abstract, complex concept, and there is no consensus on a final definition of it. Considering overall quality of life to be assessable using a standardized tool may lead to the loss of valuable knowledge about the patientsâ individual lived experiences. Quality of life is seen reduced into assessable parameters like health status. This might lead to the loss of valuable insight into the patientsâ subjective perception of their lives. To avoid this reduction in future
Last date updated on July, 2014