The dilemma of patient responsibility for lifestyle change: perceptions among primary care physicians and nurses.

@article{Jallinoja2007TheDO,
  title={The dilemma of patient responsibility for lifestyle change: perceptions among primary care physicians and nurses.},
  author={Piia Jallinoja and Pilvikki Absetz and Risto Kuronen and Aulikki Nissinen and Martti Talja and Antti Uutela and Kristiina M Patja},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of primary health care},
  year={2007},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={244-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To explore physicians' and nurses' views on patient and professional roles in the management of lifestyle-related diseases and their risk factors. DESIGN A questionnaire study with a focus on adult obesity, dyslipidemia, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, and smoking. SETTING Healthcare centres in Päijät-Häme hospital district, Finland. SUBJECTS Physicians and nurses working in primary healthcare (n =220). MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Perceptions of barriers to treatment of… CONTINUE READING
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