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Effectiveness of health checks conducted by nurses in primary care: final results of the OXCHECK study. Imperial Cancer Research Fund OXCHECK Study Group.

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OBJECTIVE: To determine the effectiveness of health checks, performed by nurses in primary care, in reducing risk factors for cardiovascular disease and cancer. DESIGN: Randomised controlled trial. SETTING: Five urban general practices in Bedfordshire. SUBJECTS: 2205 men and women who were randomly allocated a first health check in 1989-90 and a re-examination in 1992-3 (the intervention group); 1916 men and women who were randomly allocated an initial health check in 1992-3 (the control grou...

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Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
310
Issue:
6987
Pages:
1099-1104
Publication date:
1995-04-05
EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
URN:
uuid:da27ad2a-8fb9-42f1-a326-f467372ec047
Source identifiers:
1021
Local pid:
pubs:1021

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