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    Integrating a CAM Therapeutic Strategy for Hypertension.
    Am J Nurse Pract 2011 Nov;15(11-12):48-52
    University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Beth-El College of Nursing & Health Sciences and a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Iowa College of Nursing.
    Traditional approaches used to manage the complexities of hypertension (HTN) have achieved modest success. Most persons with HTN in the United States have blood pressure that is uncontrolled or inadequately controlled on medications, or they are unaware that they even have HTN. Because so many US adults with uncontrolled HTN are at risk for developing heart disease and stroke, an innovative therapeutic approach is needed. Read More

    Switching from CFC to HFA Inhalers: What NPs and Their Patients Need to Know.
    Am J Nurse Pract 2009 Oct;13(10):45-50
    Barbara Velsor-Friedrich is a professor and faculty scholar and Lisa Kinsella Militello is a pediatric nurse practitioner and project director of the TEAM Asthma Program, both at the Niehoff School of Nursing at Loyola University Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. Kelly K. Zinn is an assistant professor at Nebraska Methodist College in Omaha.Darla K. DeWolff is a nurse practitioner and an assistant professor at West Suburban College of Nursing in Oak Park, Illinois.
    The aim of this article is to provide nurse practitioners with a better understanding of the transition from chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) to hydrofluoralkane (HFA) metered-dose inhalers (MDIs). The authors discuss the differences in these products' propellants; the proper use, cost, and efficacy of the HFA inhalers; and the implications of the switch for NPs and for their patients with asthma. Read More

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