Role of Nurse on Team-Based Care for Improving Blood Pressure Control in Older Patients

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Junjira Seesawang


         Nurses have been recognized as a profession to improving hypertension control. This article aims to present the role of the nurses in team-based hypertension care, including: 1) detection, referral, and follow up; 2) diagnostics and medication management; 3) patient education, counseling, and skill building; 4) coordination of care; 5) clinic management; and 6) performance measurement and quality improvement. Nurses’ roles in team-based hypertension care can improve patient outcomes and quality of care.

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Seesawang, J. . (2020). Role of Nurse on Team-Based Care for Improving Blood Pressure Control in Older Patients. Nursing Science Journal of Thailand, 38(4), 4–14. Retrieved from
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