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Hypertension control in developing countries: generic issues.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8965285     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Epidemics of Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) are presently occuring or accelerating in developing countries, as epidemiologic transition accompanies socio-economic and demographic changes. Hypertension, a major risk factor for coronary and cerebrovascular disease, needs effective programmes for prevention, recognition and control. Strategically, hypertension control is ideally suited to be the initial component of an integrated CVD control programme which has to be implemented in the developing countries. Primary prevention, through a population based lifestyle linked programme, as well as cost-effective methods of detection and management are synergestically complementary approaches. The existing health care infrastructure needs to be reoriented to meet the emerging challenge of CVD, while empowering the community through health education.
Authors:
K S Reddy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of human hypertension     Volume:  10 Suppl 1     ISSN:  0950-9240     ISO Abbreviation:  J Hum Hypertens     Publication Date:  1996 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-12-17     Completed Date:  1996-12-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8811625     Medline TA:  J Hum Hypertens     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S33-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansarinagar, New Delhi, India.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Developing Countries*
Humans
Hypertension / prevention & control*
Preventive Health Services*
Risk Factors

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