The Effect Of Avocado Leaves To Decrease Blood Pressure Amongelderly With Hypertension

Huda, Nuh and Sukmono, Antonius Catur (2015) The Effect Of Avocado Leaves To Decrease Blood Pressure Amongelderly With Hypertension. In: Preceeding Book the 1st International Nursing Conference Complemantary Nursing Issue and Updates in 2015. Stikes Hang Tuah Surabaya, Surabaya, pp. 371-378. ISBN 978-602-72856-0-6

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ABSTRACT Hypertension is known as the silent killer, as it includes the deadly disease without any symptoms. The purpose of this research is to determine the effect of avocado leaves to decrease blood pressure among elderly with hypertension in Panti Werdha Hargo Dedali Surabaya. The design using quasy-experimental. The sample were20 elderly using purposive sampling. The independent variable is the effectsof avocado leaves, and the dependent variable is decrease in blood pressure. Data were taken using digital sphigmomanometer. Statistics test analized with the Paired T-test and Independent T-tests. This study showedthe treatment group blood pressured ecrease on average of 21MmH ginsystolicand 17 MmH gindiastolic. Paired T-test results in the control group obtained p=0,000in systolic and diastolic p =0,016 where as in the treated groupp=0,000 obtained in thesystolicanddiastolicp=0,000.Independent T-test results obtained atp=0,000 systoli canddiastolic p=0,000. H0 is rejected which means there isthe effect of avocado leavesto the decrease of blood pressure. The avocado leaves can decrease blood pressure inhypertensive. Sothat the elderlyshould consumedthe avocado leavesas one of thenon-pharmacological treatment to reduced hypertension. Keywords: avocado leaves, decrease blood pressure, hypertension

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences > School of Medicine
Depositing User: Nuh Huda
Date Deposited: 02 Sep 2019 02:45
Last Modified: 02 Sep 2019 02:45

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