P. Maheshwari, M. Divya, T.S. Shanmugarajan, V. Ravichandiran
P. Maheshwari*, M. Divya , T.S. Shanmugarajan, V. Ravichandiran
Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences,
Vels University, Chennai-600117, Tamil Nadu, India
Volume - 8,
Issue - 9,
Year - 2015
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.
Cite this article:
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. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2015.00223.1