Therapeutic lifestyle and disease-management interventions: pushing the scientific envelope

Alter, David A.
October 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/9/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 8, p887
Academic Journal
The article presents a perspective on variation in the results of studies of therapeutic lifestyle and disease management interventions. With this, programs that are more comprehensive, flexible, personalized and intensively supported by trained, experienced health care professionals can be expected to have greater efficacy. Such interventions may require more rigorous and creative risk-stratification techniques based not only on predictors of adverse outcomes.


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