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Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Public Health Priorities to Reduce and Control Hypertension in the U.S. Population.

A population-based policy and systems change approach to prevent and control hypertension / Committee on Public Health Priorities to Reduce and Control Hypertension in the U.S. Population, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice.

p. ; cm.

Includes bibliographical references.

ISBN 978-0-309-14809-2 (pbk.) — ISBN 978-0-309-14810-8 (pdf) 1. Hypertension—Prevention—Government policy—United States. 2. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention. I. Title.

[DNLM: 1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention. 2. Hypertension—prevention & control—United States. 3. Community Health Planning—United States. 4. Health Policy—United States. 5. United States Government Agencies—United States. WG 340 N279907p 2010]

RA645.H9N38 2010

362.196’132—dc22

2010014536

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