Health behavior modification after electron beam computed tomography and physician consultation

@inproceedings{Schwartz2010HealthBM,
  title={Health behavior modification after electron beam computed tomography and physician consultation},
  author={Jennifer Schwartz and Mathew A. Allison and Caroline M Wright},
  booktitle={Journal of Behavioral Medicine},
  year={2010}
}
This study aimed to determine whether participants reported altering health behaviors (physical activity, diet, and alcohol consumption) after seeing results from an electron-beam computed tomography (EBCT) scan for coronary artery calcium and reviewing these results with a physician. Clinicians attempt to motivate patients to control cardiovascular risk factors by adopting healthy behaviors and reducing harmful actions. Asymptomatic patients (N = 510) were evaluated by EBCT for the extent of… CONTINUE READING

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