Suboptimal treatment in chronic diseases--time to go back to basics.

  title={Suboptimal treatment in chronic diseases--time to go back to basics.},
  author={A R Abdul Rashid},
  journal={The Medical journal of Malaysia},
  volume={63 3},
185 As Malaysia progresses from a developing to a newly developed nation status by 2020 one thing is almost certain to happen; diseases associated with aging and urbanised lifestyle will be on the rise. The recently published Third National Health and Morbidity Survey of 2006 (NHMS 3) concurred with this gloom prediction; almost all risk factors which contributes to the most common chronic diseases in this country had increased in prevalence compared to the last survey of 1996. Hypertension in… CONTINUE READING
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