The influence of physicians' attributes and practice style on patients' adherence to treatment was examined in a 2-year longitudinal study of 186 physicians and their diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease patients
The authors examined the relationship between hypertension treatment, control, and functional status among 356 uncomplicated hypertensive patients receiving care in 16 teaching hospital group practices.
One of a series of reports presenting a methodology to help health planners develop objectives and actions by means of selected health status indicators that may be amenable to health care interventions.
Describes the current development of a Potential-Stroke Screening Unit to detect persons with high risk of stroke before symptoms develop. Statistics indicate that about 3 out of 4 strokes are due to occlusive lesions usually of the carotid system, p...