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Joselany Áfio Caetano ; Zélia Maria de Sousa Araújo Santos ;Acta Scientiarum. Health Sciences 2014, 36 1

Author: Regina Cláudia Tabosa Ferreira Gomes

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Acta Scientiarum.
Health Sciences ISSN: 1679-9291 eduem@uem.br Universidade Estadual de Maringá Brasil Tabosa Ferreira Gomes, Regina Cláudia; Áfio Caetano, Joselany; de Sousa Araújo Santos, Zélia Maria Intervention of the family health team on treatment adhesion by hypertension patients Acta Scientiarum.
Health Sciences, vol.
36, núm.
1, enero-junio, 2014, pp.
33-41 Universidade Estadual de Maringá Maringá, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=307229993006 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Acta Scientiarum http:--www.uem.br-acta ISSN printed: 1679-9291 ISSN on-line: 1807-8648 Doi: 10.4025-actascihealthsci.v36i1.10376 Intervention of the family health team on treatment adhesion by hypertension patients Regina Cláudia Tabosa Ferreira Gomes1, Joselany Áfio Caetano1* and Zélia Maria de Sousa Araújo Santos2 1 Universidade de Fortaleza, Av.
Washington Soares, 1321, 60811-905, Edson Queiroz, Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil.
2Universidade Federal do Ceará, Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil.
*Author for correspondence.
E-mail: joselany@ufc.br ABSTRACT.
Current descriptive study with a quantitative approach comprises an analysis of Family Health Teams´ activities on hypertensive users´ treatment adherence, involving 70 professionals from a Family Health Team in Fortaleza CE Brazil.
Data were collected through a questionnaire.
Educational activities developed for hypertensive users´ treatment adherence took the form of individual and group orientations during home visits, clinical visits, lectures, group meetings and conversation groups.
The professionals´ experience with regard to hypertensive persons´ adherence ranged between good, through fair and difficult, and was related to aspects inherent t...





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