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Revista científica ciencias de la salud

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RIOFRIO-TERRAZAS, Sandra del Cisne et al. Nursing intervention in risk factors of Metabolic Syndrome: Study protocol. Rev. cient. cienc. salud [online]. 2022, vol.4, n.2, pp.112-117. ISSN 2664-2891.

Background: The metabolic syndrome is considered a public health problem, especially in the female population, conditioning the presence of cardiovascular diseases. Objective: To determine the effect of a nursing intervention based on self-care aimed at improving the control of clinical factors of the Metabolic Syndrome and health-related quality of life in women in the climacteric stage. Method and analysis: A quasi-experimental design study with a non-equivalent control group lasting 3 months in 80 women with clinical factors of the Metabolic Syndrome. The control group will receive the usual care from the health center. The control group will receive the usual care of the health center. The experimental group will continue to receive the usual care and will additionally receive a nursing intervention based on self-care that will consist of 3 individual counseling sessions with technological support from a mobile phone application, 2 virtual group sessions and 36 online physical activity sessions. Outcome measures will include anthropometric parameters, vital signs, Menopause Rating Scale and International Physical Activity Questionnaire. It is expected that after the Nursing intervention based on self-care, women in the experimental group will decrease the parameters of abdominal circumference, blood pressure and improve health-related quality of life and level of physical activity.

Palavras-chave : metabolic syndrome; quality of life; climacteric; self-care.

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