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Preventing disease through opportunistic, rapid engagement by primary care teams using behaviour change counselling (PRE-EMPT): protocol for a general practice-based cluster randomised trial.

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BACKGROUND: Smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, lack of exercise and an unhealthy diet are the key modifiable factors contributing to premature morbidity and mortality in the developed world. Brief interventions in health care consultations can be effective in changing single health behaviours. General Practice holds considerable potential for primary prevention through modifying patients' multiple risk behaviours, but feasible, acceptable and effective interventions are poorly developed,...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1471-2296-11-69

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Simpson, SA More by this author
Edwards, A More by this author
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British Heart Foundation More from this funder
Cancer Research UK More from this funder
Chief Scientist Office, Scottish Government Health Directorates More from this funder
Department of Health More from this funder
Diabetes UK More from this funder
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC family practice Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Pages:
69
Publication date:
2010-09-21
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EISSN:
1471-2296
ISSN:
1471-2296
URN:
uuid:2ca0ec2f-8422-4f0c-a96c-a62c85c32095
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418176
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pubs:418176

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