ERIC Number: ED205662
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Review and Response to the Final Report of the National Black Health Providers Task Force on High Blood Pressure Education and Control.
Public Health Service (DHHS), Rockville, MD.; National Institutes of Health (DHEW), Bethesda, MD.
This report presents the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's (NHLBI) review of and response to the final report of the National Black Health Providers Task Force on High Blood Pressure Education and Control. The response includes a statement of NHLBI's involvement in health research, and descriptions of what steps can be taken to solve the problems which have been identified by the task force as causing high blood pressure. NHLBI responses are presented for the following topics: (1) provider roles; (2) community education and coordination; (3) biomedical research and epidemiological research; (4) delivery systems issues and research and policy recommendations; (5) nutrition; (6) health education; (7) behavioral studies related to hypertension; (8) manpower; (9) pediatric high blood pressure; (1) finance and (11) the role of assistants and nurse practitioners. An appendix summarizes the Institute's planning process. (Author/APM)
Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Public Health Service (DHHS), Rockville, MD.; National Institutes of Health (DHEW), Bethesda, MD.