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Hypertension

This unit provides you with information on how a specific mind-body therapy, meditation, may be used for treatment and/or prevention of hypertension. In this unit you will be presented with a case study of a patient to illuminate salient issues to consider when recommending this modailty for patient care. Specifically, the purpose of this unit is to introduce you to: - Different forms of meditationUse of this treatment modality as primary or adjunctive - Safety and efficacy issues - Treatment costs - Community accessibility to learn these practices After this unit, you will know how to: - Describe different techniques of meditation - Explain to patients how meditation may be helpful for prevention or treatment of hypertension - Access resources to assist patients to learn and practice... Show More
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