Compliance of elderly hypertension in oral therapy management and hypertension diet: phenomenology study

Prabasari, Ninda Ayu (2018) Compliance of elderly hypertension in oral therapy management and hypertension diet: phenomenology study. In: the 4th International Conference on Nursing (ICON) 2018, 8-9 September 2018, Universitas Brawijaya, Malang, Indonesia. (Submitted)

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Introduction:The developmental process of hypertension is generally slow, but the potential for disease is very dangerous. This is influenced by several factors, including oral therapy and hypertension diet to control blood pressure and prevent complications. Hypertension management was long-term and lifetime, it will cause hypertensive patients do not obey the drug therapy and diet are given. Method:This research used qualitative method with phenomenology approach. The objective of the study is to obtain data by exploring the experience of elderly adherence in the management of oral therapy and hypertensive diet. The population of this study used elderly with hypertension at Sekar Arum Surabaya Elderly Posyandu, with sample 8 participants obtained by purposive sampling technique. Data collection was done by Indepth interviews analyzed by Collaizi method. Result:The results of the study were 9 themes: 1) understanding of hypertension, 2) adherence to hypertensive medication, 3) hypertension diet compliance, 4) adherence to control, 5) obstacles to hypertension medication, 6) obstacles to adherence to hypertension diet, 7) Supporting factors, 8) Treatment of other hypertension, 9) Expectation of hypertension disease suffered. Conclusion: Adherence for Oral therapy and diet hypertension is depend on symptom and sign of the disease. Non Adherence treatment influenced because patient didn’t feel enjoyable about the treatment. Recommendation: Increased awareness and adherence of elderly to always follow therapy program and hypertension diet can be done by involving family and health care services to give support, motivation and correct understanding in reaching better quality of life. Keywords: compliance, elderly hypertension, oral therapy, hypertension diet

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Subjects: Nursing Science
Divisions: Faculty of Nursing
Depositing User: Ninda Ayu Prabasari
Date Deposited: 01 Apr 2019 08:34
Last Modified: 01 Apr 2019 08:35

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