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Stroke prevention education in the Hispanic community.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16422038     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The Hispanic population is the fastest growing minority population in the United States. Little research has been done to assess the stroke risk in the Hispanic population, which has a higher prevalence of hypertension, diabetes, alcohol use, and physical inactivity. Healthcare professionals therefore are faced with the management and education of a cultural group with unfamiliar health beliefs. To decrease the risk of stroke, a culturally sensitive program that combines education and risk identification is needed. This article identifies the development of a stroke education and screening program for Hispanics.
Sylvia A Duraski
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Rehabilitation nursing : the official journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses     Volume:  31     ISSN:  0278-4807     ISO Abbreviation:  Rehabil Nurs     Publication Date:    2006 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-01-20     Completed Date:  2006-03-02     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8104825     Medline TA:  Rehabil Nurs     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  5-9     Citation Subset:  N    
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Health Education*
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
Hispanic Americans*
Life Style
Mass Screening*
Program Development
Program Evaluation
Risk Assessment
Stroke / prevention & control*

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