Table 2 |
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Most often mentioned activities to promote a healthy lifestyle and of related patient groups | ||
Actions among GPs an PNs (N=17) | Related patient groups | |
Alcohol reduction | Give advice (N= 17) | Alcoholics (N= 16) |
Give a referral to addiction treatment (N=15) | Diabetics (N=10) | |
Individual lifestyle counselling by GP (N=4) | Cardiovascular patients (N=9) | |
Stop smoking | Give advice (N=17) | COPD patients (N=14) |
Individual lifestyle counselling by PN (N=15) | Diabetics (N=13) | |
Prescribe medication (N=13) | Cardiovascular N=12) | |
Promotion exercise | Give advice (N=14) | COPD patients (N=12) |
Give a referral to exercise program physiotherapist (N=12) | Diabetics (N=11) | |
Refer to physiotherapist (individual) (N=10) | Cardiovascular patients (N=10) | |
Promotion healthy diet | Give advice (N=16) | Overweight/ obese patients (N=15) |
Give a referral to dietician (N=15) | Cardiovascular patients (N=12) | |
Individual lifestyle counselling by PN (N=13) | Diabetics (N=10) | |
Losing weight | Give advice (N=16) | Overweight/ obese patients (N=17) |
Give a referral to dietician and physiotherapist (N=13) | Diabetics (N=4) | |
Give a referral to surgeon (N=2) |
Geense et al.
Geense et al. BMC Family Practice 2013 14:20 doi:10.1186/1471-2296-14-20