The active involvement of primary care physicians is necessary in the diagnosis and treatment of elevated blood cholesterol.
Empirical evidence suggests that primary care physicians generally initiate dietary and pharmacological treatment at threshold values higher than is currently recommended.
To determine current treatment thresholds and establish factors that distinguish physicians who are more likely to initiate therapy at lower cholesterol values, 119 primary care physicians in four northern California communities were surveyed.
Mots-clés Pascal : Médecin généraliste, Pratique professionnelle, Education sanitaire, Régime alimentaire, Traitement, Dépistage, Cholestérol, Homme, Californie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : General practitioner, Professional practice, Health education, Diet, Treatment, Medical screening, Cholesterol, Human, California, United States, North America, America
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Cote : 92-0543761
Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 199406.