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Preventable hospitalization in chronic degenerative diseases: arterial hypertension and diabetes

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Ana Belén Guamán Tacuri ,
Ana Belén Guamán Tacuri

Universidad Técnica de Ambato, Facultad Ciencias de la Salud. Ambato-Ecuador

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Grace Pamela López Pérez ,
Grace Pamela López Pérez

Universidad Técnica de Ambato, Facultad Ciencias de la Salud. Ambato-Ecuador

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Abstract

Introduction: Chronic degenerative diseases are physically and/or mentally degrading, causing an imbalance that affects organs and tissues.
Objective: To describe the importance of preventable hospitalization in chronic degenerative diseases, diabetes, and arterial hypertension. Method: Systematic literature review and selection of articles using the PRISMA method.
Results: 12 publications were chosen according to search keywords, inclusion, and exclusion criteria established for selection.
Conclusions: The application of a timely health system through Primary Health Care reduces rates of complications, hospitalizations, and mortality of patients diagnosed with Arterial Hypertension and Diabetes Mellitus through coverage, detection, and follow-up of cases, therapeutic adherence, frequent controls, education and self-care of the patient, provided by the nursing staff fulfilling their role of promotion, prevention, cure, and rehabilitation.

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Guamán Tacuri AB, López Pérez GP. Preventable hospitalization in chronic degenerative diseases: arterial hypertension and diabetes. Salud, Ciencia y Tecnología [Internet]. 2023 Jul. 25 [cited 2024 Mar. 5];3:487. Available from: https://revista.saludcyt.ar/ojs/index.php/sct/article/view/487

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