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NCJ Number: 91442 Find in a Library
Title: Hypertension Control in a Prison Setting
Journal: Journal of Prison and Jail Health  Volume:3  Issue:1  Dated:(Spring/Summer 1983)  Pages:54-62
Author(s): M Smirnoff; R Keith
Date Published: 1983
Page Count: 9
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The first year's operation of a hypertension control program in a correctional setting is described.
Abstract: Findings of a high prevalence of elevated blood pressures among new admissions during a three-month period and of a significant level of cardiovascular risk factors in a group of patients found to have hypertension are discussed. (Author abstract)
Index Term(s): Inmate health; Medical and dental services
Note: Adaptation of paper presented at the American Heart Association Regional Conference on High Blood Pressure Control, Baltimore, Maryland, May 1982
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