45 y.o Health Assessment

healthCheck.jpgA 45-year old Health Assessment

 For patients

  • 45 to 49 years of age (inclusive);
  • Risk of chronic disease. Risk factors may include:
    • Lifestyle risk factors, such as smoking, physical inactivity, poor nutrition or alcohol misuse;
    • Biomedical risk factors, such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, impaired glucose metabolism or excess weight; and
    • Family history of a chronic disease;
  • Chronic disease is likely to present for six months or terminal condition;
  • Does not apply to admitted patients of a hospital or day-hospital facility.

 Purpose

  • To collect information on history, overall assessment of the patient and undertaking relevant examinations and investigations as clinically required;
  • Assessment could include readiness to make lifestyle changes
  • Interventions and follow up of any problems as indicated;
  • Advice and information to the patient, including advice on strategies to achieve lifestyle changes