Arterial pressure control for nursing military professionals

Arterial pressure control for nursing military professionals

Title: Arterial pressure control for nursing military professionals;
Estresse e demais fatores de risco para hipertensão arterial entre profissionais militares da área de enfermagem
Author Lima da Silva, Jorge Luiz Google Scholar
Lima, Rodrigo Pereira Google Scholar
Costa Taveira, Rodrigo Pereira Google Scholar
Costa, Felipe dos Santos Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Soares, Rafael da Silva Google Scholar
Abstract Objective: Determine which risks factors for hypertension that military nursing professionals identify in their lifestyle

classifying blood pressure levels of professionals. Method: Quantitative, based on descriptive research. Results: This study included 40 military professionals in nursing. The following risks factors were identified for hypertension in the study population: using of hormonal contraceptives (8.0%), smoking (7.0%), alcoholic beverages (2.0%), physical inactivity (21.0%), stress (25.0%), excessive salt intake (11.0%), obesity (8.0%) and high calorie and high protein diet (18.0%). The classification of blood pressure of the subjects revealed that 70.0% showed pressure values considered normal or optimal, values between 12.5% and 17.5 % were considered borderline hypertensions prove. Conclusion: This study indicates the needs for changes in professionals' lifestyle, because the risks factors associated with blood pressure levels may contribute to the onset of hypertension into analyzed population.
Keywords Blood Pressure
Military NursingOral-Contraceptives
Language Portuguese
Date 2016
Published in Revista De Pesquisa-Cuidado E Fundamental Online. Rio de janeiro, v. 8, n. 1, p. 3646-3666, 2016.
ISSN 2175-5361 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Univ federal estado rio de janeiro, programa pos-graduacao & enfermagem
Extent 3646-3666
Access rights Open access Open Access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000375076800007

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