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Journal :   Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology

Volume No. :   8

Issue No. :  9

Year :  2015

Pages :   1221-1224

ISSN Print :  0974-3618

ISSN Online :  0974-360X


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A Prospective Study on Health Related Quality of Life among Hypertensive Patients



Address:   P. Maheshwari*, M. Divya , T.S. Shanmugarajan, V. Ravichandiran
Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vels University, Chennai-600117, Tamil Nadu, India
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/0974-360X.2015.00223.1

ABSTRACT:
Aim and Objectives: The aim of the study is to improve the health related quality of life among hypertensive patients. Materials and Methods: This study which includes prospective interventional study on health related quality of life among hypertensive patients were carried out for a period of 6 months on both in-patient and out-patients in general medicine department. Student t test was used to determine the quality of life scores. Result and Discussion: A total of 100 patients were screened. Out of selected 100 patients, 62 patients (62%) were male patients, and remaining 38 patients (38%) were female patients. 2 patients (2%) were in the age group of 20-29 years, 9 patients (9%) were in the age group of 30-39 years, 20 patients (20%) were in the age group of 40-49years, 61 patients (61%) were in the age group of 50-59 years and 8 patients (8%) were in the age of above 60 years and above. Conclusion: In this study, physical component summary (PCS) and mental component summary (MCS) were found to be increased when compared to review 1 and review 2. Hence, this prospective study concludes that quality of life in hypertensive patients were improved.
KEYWORDS:
QOL, HRQOL,SF-12,PCS,MCS.
Cite:
P. Maheshwari, M. Divya , T.S. Shanmugarajan, V. Ravichandiran. A Prospective Study on Health Related Quality of Life among Hypertensive Patients. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 8(9): Sept, 2015; Page 1221-1224.
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