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July 2010

Up front

Patient ‘buy-in’ and prevention

Volume 39, No.7, July 2010 Pages 453-454

Danielle Mazza

‘Do I really need to take the warfarin doctor I feel so well? I hate taking it. It thins my blood too much and I feel cold all the time...’

Implementing preventive care and achieving adherence to preventive care plans is a difficult task for general practitioners. If we consider the preventive elements of the problems described in the focus articles in this month’s issue of Australian Family Physician, or for cardiovascular disease prevention for example, the preventive activity we are asking our patients to undertake can be a ‘real ask’ and for many, too unpalatable.

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Correspondence afp@racgp.org.au

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