Epidemiology Results

Epidemiology Results

Instructions: Respond to the following discussion question:

Bases on the following statistic for Heart Disease - 

Morbidity
Number of adults with diagnosed heart disease: 30.3 million
Percent of adults with diagnosed heart disease: 12.1%

Physician office visits:
Percent of office-based physician visits with coronary artery disease, ischemic heart disease, or history of myocardial infarction indicated on the medical record: 6.7%

Emergency department visits
Percent of visits to emergency departments with coronary artery disease, ischemic heart disease, or history of myocardial infarction indicated on the medical record: 7.2%

Mortality
Number of deaths: 659,041
Deaths per 100,000 population: 200.8
Cause of death rank: 1

What screening and surveillance strategies can be implemented by the public health nurse that could improve these statistics?

You will need to include one research/scholarly reference from within the past 5 years with an in-text citation. No title page is needed, just the reference at the end. Thank you.  This is also for a Public health and Community care nursing course.
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