TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Fletcher, Roben H.
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 147 Issue 1, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on 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 author views that the study mixed two central questions in preventive health care. He opines that components with strong evidence for efficacy should be included by clinicians in their preventive efforts.
ACCESSION #
25913636

 

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