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RODRIGUEZ ROCA, Vilma et al. Educational intervention in patients with ischemic stroke and high blood pressure. MEDISAN [online]. 2010, vol.14, n.3. ISSN 1029-3019.

A communitary intervention was carried out in 30 patients with high blood pressure assisted in the family physician office # 40 belonging to the health area of "José Martí" teaching polyclinic in Santiago de Cuba, from June, 2007 to January, 2008, to modify some knowledge about the ischemic stroke. Most of the affected ones had inadequate notions in this regard before the teaching action and after this they could modify them positively, so the effectiveness of the activities program applied to this part of the urban center was demonstrated.

Keywords : high blood pressure; ischemic stroke; educational intervention; family physician office; primary health care.

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