Importance of Lifestyle Modification on Cardiovascular Risk Reduction: COUNSELING STRATEGIES TO MAXIMIZE PATIENT OUTCOMES.
Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention
This commentary builds on the unhealthy lifestyle habits, population health, risk factors as harbingers of cardiovascular disease, current provider counseling practices, assessing patient readiness to change, and research-based interventions to facilitate behavior change (eg, the 5A's, motivational interviewing, and overcoming inertia with downscaled goals).
Franklin BA, Myers J, Kokkinos P. Importance of Lifestyle Modification on Cardiovascular Risk Reduction: COUNSELING STRATEGIES TO MAXIMIZE PATIENT OUTCOMES. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2020 May;40(3):138-143. doi: 10.1097/HCR.0000000000000496. PMID: 32332248.