Title

Importance of Lifestyle Modification on Cardiovascular Risk Reduction: COUNSELING STRATEGIES TO MAXIMIZE PATIENT OUTCOMES.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

5-1-2020

Publication Title

Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention

Abstract

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).

Volume

40

Issue

3

First Page

138

Last Page

143

DOI

10.1097/HCR.0000000000000496

ISSN

1932-751X

PubMed ID

32332248

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