publication . Article . 2011

Missed Opportunities for Chronic Diseases Prevention in a Primary Health Care Center in Istanbul

Ahmet Topuzoglu; Seyhan Hidiroglu; M.Fatih Onsuz; Gulsen Polat;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2011 Journal: TAF Preventive Medicine Bulletin, volume 10, page 665 (issn: 1303-734X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: ScopeMed International Medical Journal Management and Indexing System
  • Country: Turkey
Abstract
Aim: The aim of the study was to investigate missed opportunities about chronic diseases and related risk factors in a primary health care center in Istanbul. Method: This cross sectional study was held in a Primary Health Care Center in Istanbul with the study population consisted of 500 people which were applicated in one month period. Participants were asked; if they were questioned by their physician about major risk factors (smoking, obesity, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, coroner heart disease in family, glysemic level, cholesterol level) and regular exercise practice according to Primary Care 2006 Guidelines. The data was evaluated by descriptive statat...
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free text keywords: Chronic disease, Missed opportunity, Prevention, Risk factor, Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, Emergency medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Obesity, medicine.disease, Population study, Family medicine, Heart disease, Cross-sectional study, Management of obesity, Diabetes mellitus, business.industry, business, Overweight, medicine.symptom, Chi-square test, R
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publication . Article . 2011

Missed Opportunities for Chronic Diseases Prevention in a Primary Health Care Center in Istanbul

Ahmet Topuzoglu; Seyhan Hidiroglu; M.Fatih Onsuz; Gulsen Polat;