Adapting hypertension self-management interventions to enhance their sustained effectiveness among urban African Americans.

@article{Ameling2014AdaptingHS,
  title={Adapting hypertension self-management interventions to enhance their sustained effectiveness among urban African Americans.},
  author={Jessica M. Ameling and Patti L. Ephraim and Lee R. Bone and David M. Levine and D L Roter and Jennifer L. Wolff and Felicia Hill-Briggs and Stephanie L. Fitzpatrick and Gary J Noronha and Peter Fagan and LaPricia Lewis-Boyer and Debra L. Hickman and Michelle K. Simmons and Leon Purnell and Annette R Fisher and Lisa A Cooper and Hanan J. Aboumatar and Michael C. Albert and Sarah Justine Flynn and L. Ebony Boulware},
  journal={Family & community health},
  year={2014},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={
          119-33
        }
}
African Americans suffer disproportionately poor hypertension control despite the availability of efficacious interventions. Using principles of community-based participatory research and implementation science, we adapted established hypertension self-management interventions to enhance interventions' cultural relevance and potential for sustained effectiveness among urban African Americans. We obtained input from patients and their family members, their health care providers, and community… CONTINUE READING
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