Home
My Account
About Us
Forum
Contact us
الواجهة العربية
epharmaweb.com
Medical News Medical News
Aricles Articles
Events Events
Guidelines Guidelines
Videos Library Videos Library
Diseases Diseases
Follow us : facebook twitter Digg Linkedin Boxiz
Newsletter

Please select the categories you are intersted in:
News Articles Guidelines Events Videos Journals' abstracts

Latest Subscribers
Advanced Search »



My Dear Doctor: You First!


My Dear Doctor: You First!

(ePharmaNews) – "Do you agree to be treated by a smoking doctor, or an obese one?" This interesting opinion poll was asked in one blog, whose owner says that patients no longer accept advices from a person that does not follow them. Moreover, he asks patients to change their physician if they are not "healthy" enough.

The invitation sounds for the most part true, according to a new American study, which says that doctors ignore advising patients about healthy lifestyle habits if physicians do not practice that lifestyle themselves.

In this study, which was done at Emory University, researchers asked 1000 physicians about their lifestyle habits and how often they follow the health advices regarding consuming healthy foods, cutting-down on salt, practicing sports and keeping ideal body weight. Also, they investigated about the advices those researchers give to their hypertensive patients.

The results revealed that only 66% of doctors consult their patients regarding lifestyle changes, and that doctors practicing sports at least once a week and those who do not smoke are tow-folds more likely to offer these kind of information.

Anyway, researchers were optimistic as they found that only 4% of physicians smoke, compared to 20% of physicians according to a survey done in 1975.


اضغط هنا للقراءة باللغة العربية

Prepared by: Laila Nour


Source :

ePharmaNews






Other Comments

Add a comment

You must sign in to use this servcie

Username:
Password:


facebook comments

Forgot your password


sign up

Consultants Corner

Dr. Talal Sabouni

Dr. Talal Sabouni UROLOGY AND KIDNEY TRANSPLANT

Samir Moussa M.D.

Samir Moussa M.D. ENT Specialist

Dr. Tahsin Martini

Dr. Tahsin Martini Degree status: M.D. in Ophthalmology

Dr. Faisal Dibsi

Dr. Faisal Dibsi Specialist of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Dr. Samer Al-Jneidy

Dr. Samer Al-Jneidy Pediatrician

Dr. Hani Najjar

Dr. Hani Najjar Pediatrics, Neurology

Dr . Dirar Abboud

Dr . Dirar Abboud Hepatologist – Gastroenterologist

Yaser Habrawi , F.R.C.S.Ed

Yaser Habrawi , F.R.C.S.Ed Consultant Ophthalmologist
Poll

Which of the following you are mostly interested in?

Cancer Research
Mental Health
Heart Disease & Diabetes
Sexual Health
Obesity and Healthy Diets
Mother & Child Health

Disclaimer : This site does not endorse or recommend any medical treatment, pharmaceuticals or brand names. More Details