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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 http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/series/sr_10/sr10_258.pdf  

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 http://childhealthdata.org/browse/survey

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 http://www.rand.org/pubs/research_reports/RR207.html

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 http://www.aafa-md.org/media/strategic-plan-addressing-asthma-dc.pdf

United States Department of Health and Human Services. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. Healthy People 2020. Retrieved on March 25, 2016 from http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020

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 https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-pro/guidelines/current/asthma-guidelines

Centers for Disease Control (2016). Asthma. Retrieved on March 25, 2016 from http://www.cdc.gov/asthma/default.htm

Centers for Disease Control. (2013). Asthma Surveillance Data. Retrieved on March 25, 2016 from http://www.cdc.gov/asthma/asthmadata.htm

Centers for Disease Control (2015). Asthma Publications and Resources. Retrived on March 25, 2016 from http://www.cdc.gov/healthyschools/asthma/publications.htm

Environmental Protection Agency. (2016). Asthma. Retrieved on March 25, 2016 from https://www.epa.gov/asthma

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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