Construction of an educational booklet for elderly hypertensive patients: nursing contributions

  • Yara de Oliveira Sampaio Centro Universitário Estácio
  • Marcília Cavalcante Araújo Centro Universitário Estácio
  • Jéssica Daniele Cardozo Queiroz Centro Universitário Estácio
  • Natasha Marques Frota Centro Universitário Estácio
  • Bruna Michelle Belém Leite Brasil Centro Universitário Estácio
  • Rosiléa Alves de Sousa Centro Universitário Estácio
  • Débora de Araújo Moreira Varela Centro Universitário Estácio
  • Samila Torquato Araújo Centro Universitário Estácio
  • Lívia Moreira Barros Universidade Federal do Ceará
  • Joselany Áfio Caetano Universidade Federal do Ceará
  • Francisco Gilberto Fernandes Pereira Universidade Federal do Piauí

Abstract

Objective: To develop an educational booklet for elderly hypertensive patients. Method:  This is a methodological study to building an educational booklet with guidance on control and management of High Blood Pressure facing the elderly. The construction of the booklet took place between September and October 2015 and took place in two stages: literature; and the manufacture of printed educational technology. Results: The booklet entitled "Knowing better Hypertension" was contextualized with easy to understand information composed of 15 illustrated pages and organized in a way which covers the main approaches to high pressure, dynamic and self-explanatory way, to leave clearer and to understand for the aged. Conclusion: The main purpose of the construction of this booklet was to increase the potential of the elderly to promote their health, and ensure a better understanding of the issues surrounding hypertension.

Published
Sep 11, 2016
How to Cite
SAMPAIO, Yara de Oliveira et al. Construction of an educational booklet for elderly hypertensive patients: nursing contributions. International Archives of Medicine, [S.l.], v. 9, sep. 2016. ISSN 1755-7682. Available at: <http://imed.pub/ojs/index.php/iam/article/view/1614>. Date accessed: 24 nov. 2017. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3823/2107.
Section
Nursing

Keywords

Educational Technology; Hypertension; Nursing; Education Nursing.

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