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The role of nurses not caring for patients with diabetes mellitus and hypertension in primary care – SAH

Journal: International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science (Vol.9, No. 1)

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Page : 288-294

Keywords : Hypertension; Diabetes Mellitus; Nursing care.;

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The Family Health Strategy (ESF) has a fundamental role in care and aims to expand, define and consolidate primary health care. The nurse must be part of the ESF team and continuously work on the chronic disease control plan. The aim of this study is to describe the role of nurses in the care of patients with diabetes mellitus and hypertension in primary care. The methodology is a study of narrative literature review with an approach of exploratory, observational, retrospective studies that were searched in the literature 20 articles between 2010 and 2020. Results: In the assessment of the role of nursing cited by nurses' care, predominant nursing related to food and humidity, followed by glycemic control, blood pressure and nursing weight. On the other hand, the nursing process is a technology that allows humanized care in a systematic and dynamic way, with positive results and low cost. It is concluded that the role of the nurse as an educator is essential for both the patient and the family, and they must follow their guidelines in order to understand and realize the importance of the treatment and activities performed to improve the quality of life.

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