TITLE

A School-Based Intervention to Teach Third Grade Children about the Prevention of Heart Disease

AUTHOR(S)
Skybo, Theresa A.; Ryan-Wenger, Nancy
PUB. DATE
May 2002
SOURCE
Pediatric Nursing;May/Jun2002, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p223
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a study on the implementation of coronary heart disease (CHD) prevention program in an elementary school setting. Major risk factors for CHD; Summary of research on school interventions for prevention of CHD; Suggestions to prevent heart disease.
ACCESSION #
6842723

 

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