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Asthma Intersession, May 2016: Background Asthma Information

Resources from Student Instruction Manual

Bloom B, Jones LI, Freeman G. (2013). Summary health statistics for U.S. children: National Health Interview Survey, 2012. National Center for Health Statistics. Vital Health Stat 10(258). Retrieved on March 25, 2016 from  

National Center for Health Statistics/Centers for Disease Control. (2012). National Survey of Children’s Health. Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health. Retrieved on March 25, 2016 from

Chandra, Anita, Janice C. Blanchard and Teague Ruder. (2013). District of Columbia Community Health Needs Assessment. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation. Retrieved March 25, 2016 from

District of Columbia Department of Health. (2009). Strategic Plan for Addressing Asthma in the District of Columbia 2009-2013. Retrieved on March 25, 2016 from

United States Department of Health and Human Services. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. Healthy People 2020. Retrieved on March 25, 2016 from

Background Information

National Institutes of Health. National Heart Lung and Blood Institute. (2007). Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma (EPR-3). Retrieved on March 25, 2016 from

Centers for Disease Control (2016). Asthma. Retrieved on March 25, 2016 from

Centers for Disease Control. (2013). Asthma Surveillance Data. Retrieved on March 25, 2016 from

Centers for Disease Control (2015). Asthma Publications and Resources. Retrived on March 25, 2016 from

Environmental Protection Agency. (2016). Asthma. Retrieved on March 25, 2016 from

Davis, A., & Herman, E. (2011). Considerations and challenges for planning a public health approach to asthma. Journal Of Urban Health: Bulletin Of The New York Academy Of Medicine, 88 Suppl 116-29. doi:10.1007/s11524-010-9515-8

Labre, M., Herman, E., Dumitru, G., Valenzuela, K., & Cechman, C. (2012). Public health interventions for asthma: an umbrella review, 1990-2010. American Journal Of Preventive Medicine, 42(4), 403-410 8p.

Suggested MeSH Terms

Asthma (MeSH)

     subheadings: epidemiology, etiology, prevention and control, therapy

Public Health (MeSH)

     subheadings: methods, standards

Urban Health (MeSH)

Urban Population (MeSH)

Program Development (MeSH)

Program Evaluation (MeSH)

Community Health Services (MeSH)

Intervention (keyword)

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