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Effectiveness of health checks conducted by nurses in primary care: results of the OXCHECK study after one year. Imperial Cancer Research Fund OXCHECK Study Group.

Type
Published Article
Journal
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Publication Date
Jan 29, 1994
Volume
308
Issue
6924
Pages
308–312
Identifiers
PMID: 8124120
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

General health checks by nurses are ineffective in helping smokers to stop smoking, but they help patients to modify their diet and total cholesterol concentration. The public health importance of this dietary change depends on whether it is sustained.

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