Systematic Review: The Value of the Periodic Health Evaluation

  title={Systematic Review: The Value of the Periodic Health Evaluation},
  author={L. Ebony Boulware and Spyridon Marinopoulos and Karran A. Phillips and Constance W Hwang and Kenric A Maynor and Daniel Merenstein and Renee F Wilson and George J. Barnes and Eric B. Bass and Neil R. Powe and Gail L Daumit},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
The periodic health evaluation (PHE) has been a fundamental part of medical practice for decades, despite a lack of consensus regarding its value in health promotion and disease prevention. The PHE consists of one or more visits with a health care provider to assess patients' overall health and risk factors for preventable disease, and it results in the delivery of clinical preventive services that are tailored to a patient's age, sex, and clinical risk factors and laboratory testing (1). By… 

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