ERIC Number: ED299229
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-May
Reference Count: N/A
National High Blood Pressure 12-Month Kit. May 1988.
National Heart and Lung Inst. (DHHS/NIH), Bethesda, MD. National High Blood Pressure Education Program.
Part I of this kit provides information for program planners and health professionals on ways to overcome barriers to health care among the medically underserved, promote high blood pressure control through the media and other community channels, and improve adherence to treatment among hypertensive patients. It lists additional resources for information, publications and other services, and highlights ideas and efforts of specific community programs and health practitioners across the country. Part II provides reproducible materials suitable for distribution to professionals and consumers. These resources include handouts on nutrition, exercise, smoking, home blood pressure measurement devices, and the latest data on hypertension. Materials in Spanish are included as well as items in large print for the visually impaired. Part III is a combined evaluation and order form. (JD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Heart and Lung Inst. (DHHS/NIH), Bethesda, MD. National High Blood Pressure Education Program.