Attitudes to cardiovascular health promotion among GPs and practice nurses.

@article{Steptoe1999AttitudesTC,
  title={Attitudes to cardiovascular health promotion among GPs and practice nurses.},
  author={Andrew Steptoe and Sonia Doherty and Tony Kendrick and Elizabeth Rink and Sean R. Hilton},
  journal={Family practice},
  year={1999},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={158-63}
}
BACKGROUND Cardiovascular health promotion is an important element of national health strategy, but doubts have been raised about current methods, and attitudes among general practice staff are ambivalent. OBJECTIVES We aimed to assess attitudes to cardiovascular health promotion, opinions about efficacy and perceptions of skills in lifestyle counselling in GPs and nurses from the same practices. METHOD A questionnaire survey of 107 GPs and 58 practice nurses from 19 group practices (100… CONTINUE READING

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