Systematic Review: The Value of the Periodic Health Evaluation

  title={Systematic Review: The Value of the Periodic Health Evaluation},
  author={L. Boulware and S. Marinopoulos and K. Phillips and Constance W Hwang and Kenric A Maynor and D. Merenstein and Ren{\'e}e F. Wilson and G. J. Barnes and E. Bass and N. Powe and G. Daumit},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  • L. Boulware, S. Marinopoulos, +8 authors G. Daumit
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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