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Hypertension Prevention and Control : Effects of a Community Health Nurse-led Intervention

  title={Hypertension Prevention and Control : Effects of a Community Health Nurse-led Intervention},
  author={Osuala Eunice},
The concern over cardiovascular disease is especially relevant in the healthcare of a developing nation like Nigeria. In Nigeria, 57 million people are estimated to be hypertensive with many still undiagnosed. Hypertension is a disease that is both common in urban and rural populace [1,2]. It has been linked to unhealthy lifestyles habits (lack of exercise and rest, consumption of alcohol, tobacco products, excess fatty foods and dietary sodium) which are common in our society today [3… 

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