TITLE

Review: Periodic health examination increases delivery of some clinical preventive service and reduce patient worry

PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 147 Issue 1, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article cites a study, conducted by L.E. Boulware and colleagues, which focuses on the benefits of the periodic health evaluation (PHE) in terms of delivering preventive services, improving clinical outcomes, and reducing health care costs. The study was published in an issue of the "Annals of Internal Medicine." The researchers employed English-language randomized controlled trials and observational studies evaluated the benefits and harms of the PHE compared with usual care in adults.
ACCESSION #
25913635

 

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