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IJSTR >> Volume 7 - Issue 4, April 2018 Edition

International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
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ISSN 2277-8616

Relaxed Music Can Reduce Blood Pressure In Hypertension Patients

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religious music therapy, hypertension, Aceh.



One health service facility located in West Aceh district that provides services to hypertensive patients is Cut Nyak Dhien Meulaboh Regional General Hospital. Based on the initial survey the number of visits of hypertensive patients who underwent outpatient in 2016 were 713 people in the first quarter, 802 people in the second quarter, 648 people in the third quarter and 673 in the fourth quarter. While for hospitalization amounted to 139 people in the first quarter, 163 people in the second quarter, 43 people in the third quarter, and 111 people in the fourth quarter. This study aims to assess the effectiveness of religious music therapy to decrease blood pressure in hypertensive patients at Cut Nyak Dhien Meulaboh General Hospital in 2017. Type pre experimental research with One Group pretest-posttest, ie research designed to test changes that occur after an experiment without a comparison group. The sample size is 19 people. The results showed that after being given religious music therapy a decrease in blood pressure in hypertensive patients both sistole and diastole blood pressure. For blood pressure systole from wilcoxon test result obtained value of z = 3.683 (Z> 1,96) and value p = 0,001 (p <0,05), whereas for blood pressure diástole obtained value Z = 3,624 (Z> 1,96) and p value = 0,001 (p <0,05). It is suggested to RSUD Cut Nyak Dhien Meulaboh to provide support to nurses who are in charge of applying religious music therapy to hypertension patients.



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