Health hazard appraisal counseling--continuing evaluation.

  title={Health hazard appraisal counseling--continuing evaluation.},
  author={Joseph Ladou and John N. Sherwood and Linda Hughes},
  journal={The Western journal of medicine},
  volume={130 3},
A program of annual health examinations was expanded to include counseling based on a computerized appraisal of individual patients' specific health risk factors. Data obtained from a specially designed questionnaire, laboratory tests and a physical examination yielded a health hazard appraisal showing a number of weighted risk factors and their relation to ten leading causes of death as determined for that patient. From all of this information, a "risk age" was developed which could then be… CONTINUE READING

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