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More Information and References for Blood Pressure: Doctor-diagnosed High Blood Pressure - Adults (18+)

References and Community Resources

'''References:''' 1. National Center for Health Statistics. High blood pressure: adults 18 + (percent) (Source: BRFSS). Health Indicators Warehouse. [http://www.healthindicators.gov/Indicators/High-blood-pressure-adults-18-percent-Source-BRFSS_123/Profile]. Accessed December 21, 2016. 2. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Final Recommendation Statement High Blood Pressure in Adults: Screening. [https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/RecommendationStatementFinal/high-blood-pressure-in-adults-screening]. Accessed December 23, 2016. 3. Merai R, Siegel C, Rakotz M, Basch P, Wright J, Wong B; DHSc., Thorpe P. CDC Grand Rounds: A Public Health Approach to Detect and Control Hypertension. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2016 Nov 18;65(45):1261-1264 4. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics. Underlying Cause of Death 1999-2013 on CDC WONDER Online Database, released 2015. Data are from the Multiple Cause of Death Files, 1999-2013, as compiled from data provided by the 57 vital statistics jurisdictions through the Vital Statistics Cooperative Program: [http://wonder.cdc.gov/ucd-icd10.html]. Accessed on Feb 3, 2015. 5. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). National Center for Health Statistics: National Vital Statistics System: mortality 2014. [http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/dvs/lcwk9_2014.pdf]. Accessed October 4, 2016. 6. Mozzafarian D, Benjamin EJ, Go AS, et al. Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics-2015 Update: a report from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2015;e29-322. 7. Final Recommendation Statement: High Blood Pressure in Adults: Screening - US Preventive Services Task Force. [https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/RecommendationStatementFinal/high-blood-pressure-in-adults-screening]. Accessed March 8, 2017. '''More Information and Resources:''' Million Hearts is a national initiative that has set an ambitious goal to prevention 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017. For information about the Million Hearts initiative, please visit [www.millionhearts.hhs.gov]. Million Hearts aims to prevent heart disease and stroke by: * Improving access to effective care. * Improving the quality of care for the ABCS (appropriate aspirin prescription, blood pressure control, cholesterol control, and smoking cessation) * Focusing clinical attention on the prevention of heart attack and stroke. * Activating the public to lead a heart-healthy lifestyle. * Improving the prescription and adherence to appropriate medications for the ABCS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Blood Pressure website: [https://www.cdc.gov/bloodpressure/] CDC Vital Signs: High Blood Pressure and Cholesterol [https://www.cdc.gov/dhdsp/vital_signs_hbpc.htm] American Heart Association: High Blood Pressure [http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/HighBloodPressure/High-Blood-Pressure_UCM_002020_SubHomePage.jsp] Healthy People 2020 [http://healthypeople.gov] National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: Explore High Blood Pressure [https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/hbp] U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, 2014 [http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/clinicians-providers/guidelines-recommendations/guide/index.html] U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: High Blood Pressure in Adults [https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/high-blood-pressure-in-adults-screening]

More Resources and Links

Alaska and national goals may be found at the following sites:

Alaska health promotion resources may be found at the following site:

Evidence-based community health improvement ideas and interventions may be found at the following sites:

Maps of health indicators for various subdivisions of Alaska may be found at the following site:

Additional indicator data by state and county may be found on these Websites:

Medical literature can be queried at the PubMed website.

For an on-line medical dictionary, click on this Dictionary link.

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Content updated: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 13:58:52 AKST