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CDC Community Preventive Service Task Force: New Recommendation and Publications Regarding Cardiovascular Disease

New intervention summaries and publications about the following systematic reviews and Task Force recommendations are now available online.

Self-Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring Interventions:

Clinical Decision Support Systems to Improve Provider Practices

Team-Based Care to Improve Blood Pressure Control

Two commentaries that accompany these manuscripts are also available online:

Why is this important?

Who should know about these Task Force Findings?

What materials are available to help share this information with others?

What are the Task Force, Community Guide, and Liaisons?

References

CDC, NCHS. Underlying Cause of Death 1999-2013 on CDC WONDER Online Database, released 2015. Data are from Multiple Causes of Death Files, 1999-2013, as compiled from data provided by the 57 vital statistics jurisdictions through the Vital Statistics Cooperative Program.

Nwankwo T, Yoon SS, Burt V, Gu Q. Hypertension among adults in the US: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2011-2012. NCHS Data Brief, No. 133. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Dept of Health and Human Services; 2013.