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Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biological Sciences


The effect of an educational intervention in improving hypertension?related adherence to medication and health?related quality of life


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Author Details: Hira Iqbal, Hafiz Rashid Hussain, Farwa Zara, Mehrunnisa

Volume : 6

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2320-1924

Print ISSN :

Article First Page : 76

Article End Page : 79


Abstract

The objective of this study is to evaluate the effect of educational intervention in improving hypertension?related adherence to medication and health?related quality of life. This study includes the effects of pharmacist interventions on cardiovascular problems, economics, medication issues, medicine adherence, self-prescription, hospitalized patients and discharged patients. The review study shows that pharmacist and physician co management in order to control blood pressure is significant at decreasing blood pressure and rate of blood pressure control is improved. The pharmacist can also improve medication adherence, quality of life and patient knowledge about diseases and medication and give satisfaction to patient. In addition, the use of drugs is reduced. This study emphasizes that intervention of pharmacist in medication management or therapy is health effective. As a member of health care team pharmacist can increase the number of health outcomes. Hypertension is an important risk factor contributes to present epidemic cardiovascular problems with the pharmacist intervention in controlling of blood pressure its risk is going to decrease.

Keywords: Hypertension, Role of pharmacist, Essential hypertension, Cardio-vascular problems, Adherence.

Doi :-https://doi.org/10.18231/2320-1924.2018.0018