well person/new patient check (example practice guideline)

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Aims and objectives: to reduce the incidence of preventable conditions and to encourage good health in the practice population of 16-74-year-olds by 3-yearly checks. Note that at least 50% of premature deaths have preventable causes.

Record and discuss plans for change based on:

  • History:
    • family history and past medical history
    • social history
  • Assessment:
    • current health
    • physical exam
    • coronary risk assessment
    • discuss plans for change as appropriate
  • Male and female issues

Last reviewed 01/2018

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