Effect of nurse counselling on metabolic risk factors in patients with mild hypertension: a randomised controlled trial.

@article{Tonstad2007EffectON,
  title={Effect of nurse counselling on metabolic risk factors in patients with mild hypertension: a randomised controlled trial.},
  author={Serena Tonstad and Carina S\oderblom Alm and Endre Sandvik},
  journal={European journal of cardiovascular nursing : journal of the Working Group on Cardiovascular Nursing of the European Society of Cardiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={160-4}
}
BACKGROUND Hypertension often clusters with metabolic risk factors and its optimal treatment may involve a number of changes in lifestyle. Nurse-led care regarding lifestyle change may improve outcomes in cardiovascular disease prevention involving. OBJECTIVE To examine if lifestyle guidance given by a nurse improved components of the metabolic syndrome including blood pressure, lipids and waist circumference. SUBJECTS AND DESIGN Subjects that participated in a health screening with… CONTINUE READING