Selected recent or important resources focusing on Chronic Disease in Rural America.
Non-Occupational Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (nPEP) Toolkit
Toolkit offering assessment and treatment recommendations,
a medication assistance quick guide, and other resources
for non-occupational post-exposure prophylaxis (nPEP)
prevention in rural areas. Covers guidance to prescribing
nPEP and other information address nPEP misconceptions.
Author(s): Jeannette Southerly, Alyssa A. Guido, Dayna Morrison, et al. Date: 01/2022 Type: Website Sponsoring organization: AIDS Education and Training Centers National Coordinating Resource Center view details
Reaching People with HIV (PWH) in Rural United States
Infographic describing challenges related to HIV screening and care in rural areas. Highlights strategies to address barriers to care, including telehealth HIV care delivery, investing in transportation initiatives, and minimizing stigma and denial.
Date: 12/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: AIDS Education and Training Centers National Coordinating Resource Center view details
Scaling a Community-Wide Campaign Intervention to Manage Hypertension and Weight Loss
Analysis of a public health intervention addressing hypertension and obesity among low-income Latino populations in the U.S.-Mexico border region in Texas. Discusses the impacts of the intervention in 10 cities and large metro areas, 2 small towns, and 6 rural areas and examines data using the RE-AIM Framework.
Author(s): Belinda M. Reininger, Lisa A. Mitchell-Bennett, MinJae Lee, et al. Citation: Frontiers in Medicine, 8, 661353 Date: 11/2021 Type: Document view details
Out of the Shadows: Reducing the Rural Impact of Epilepsy
Provides an overview of epilepsy in rural areas, including the impact that driving restrictions can have on rural people with epilepsy. Discusses rural management approaches, including self-management programs, Seizure First Aid, and Seizure Safe Schools.
Author(s): Kay Miller Temple Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 10/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Asthma Surveillance — United States, 2006–2018
Reports on asthma prevalence by population demographics, poverty level, and geographic location, including rural and metro comparisons. Examines trends based on 2006-2018 data from the National Heath Interview Survey (NHIS), National Vital Statistics System (NVSS), and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS).
Author(s): Cynthia A. Pate, Hatice S. Zahran, Xiaoting Qin, et al. Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 70(5), 1-32 Date: 09/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention view details
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