Jurnal Keperawatan Duta Medika
Vol. 1 No. 2 (2021): JKDM - Jurnal Keperawatan Duta Medika

ISOMETRIC HANDGRIP EXERCISE UNTUK MENGONTROL TEKANAN DARAH PADA LANSIA DENGAN HIPERTENSI

Mursudarinah (Prodi S1 Keperawatan Universitas Duta Bangsa Surakarta)
Gita Sandy Patonengan (Prodi Ilmu Keperawatan, Universitas Karya Husada Semarang)
Rita Dewi Sunarno (Prodi Ilmu Keperawatan, Universitas Karya Husada Semarang)



Article Info

Publish Date
18 Oct 2021

Abstract

Introduction: The elderly are one of the vulnerable populations so they are easy to experience various risks of cardiovascular disorders such as hypertension. Hypertension is a non-communicable disease that mostly affects the elderly in various countries. Hypertension is known as a silent killer because this disease can cause death without causing any symptoms. Objectives: To make an overview of isometric handgrip exercise which is one of the nursing interventions to control blood pressure in the elderly with hypertension. Methods: This report is a literature review, in which there are 10 articles taken from a computer database through ResearchGate, PubMed, PubMed, Elsevier, Semantic Scholar. Result: isometric handgrip exercise has an effect in lowering blood pressure in the elderly with hypertension. Conclusion: isometric handgrip exercise has an effect in lowering blood pressure in the elderly with hypertension

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Journal Info

Abbrev

DutaMedika

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Subject

Health Professions Nursing Public Health

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Jurnal ini berkontribusi dalam penyebaran informasi terkait penelitian keperawatan yang berbasis bukti tentang isu-isu dunia kesehatan. Ruang lingkup jurnal ini secara luas multi-perspektif dalam bidang keperawatan, seperti : a. Keperawatan Gawat Darurat b. Keperawatan Maternitas c. Keperawatan Jiwa ...