Alabama

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National Academy and Affiliated State Chapters Support Pediatricians in Improving Asthma Care, Leading to Better Guideline Adherence and Disease Control, Fewer Acute Episodes 02/26/13

The national office of the American Academy of Pediatrics and four of its State chapters—in Alabama, Maine, Ohio, and Oregon—helped 49 pediatric practices adhere to well-established asthma care...

Culturally Appropriate Videos Share Stories of Individuals With Hypertension, Leading to Improvements in Blood Pressure in Inner-City African Americans 07/08/11

A hypertension storytelling program provided low-income, inner-city African Americans, who had controlled and uncontrolled hypertension, with three culturally appropriate videos that encouraged...

Hospital-Based Palliative Care Program Adds Comprehensive Outpatient Services, Leading to Better Access and High Patient and Provider Satisfaction 12/29/09

The University of Alabama at Birmingham Center for Palliative and Supportive Care provides outpatient services, including symptom management and holistic emotional, psychosocial, and spiritual...

In-School Supervision of Students Taking Daily Medication Improves Compliance and Asthma Control 02/12/09

Nonclinical research staff in 36 elementary schools in greater Birmingham, AL, supervised children with persistent asthma each morning as they took their inhaled controller medication. A...

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