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Practice and exploration of doctor-nurse associated model in community hypertension management

WANG Su-ping1, HUANG Yao-ting2, GONG Rui-jie1,  BAO Yong1   

  1. 1.Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai 200025, China; 2.Shanghai Xinhua Street
    Community Health Service Center, Shanghai 200052, China
  • Online:2013-12-28 Published:2014-01-02
  • Supported by:
    National Natural Science Foundation of China, 71373159; Key Disciplines Construction Program of Public Health of Shanghai, 12GWZX0901; Major
    Research Program of Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, ZD120906; Foundation of Plan of Shanghai Jiaotong University, 13YJAZH003


Objective To discuss effect of doctor-nurse associated model in community hypertension management, and to provide experiences of implementation of family physician system in Shanghai. Methods Patients with hypertension in Chenjiaxiang Neighborhood Committee were selected to receive doctor-nurse associated model management of family physician system. The blood pressure values were measured and analyzed. Results The blood pressure was controlled effectively 3 months after practice of doctor-nurse associated model management, and there was significant improvement 6 months later. Conclusion Implementation of doctor-nurse associated model reveals the role of “goalkeeper of health” of family physicians, which would configure medical resources more rationally, improve health conditions of residents, and raise residents' satisfaction and trust.

Key words: doctor-nurse associated model, goalkeeper of health, family physician, management of chronic hypertension, health management of community