Letters Promotion of exercise by GPs

Results not strong enough for GPs to implement BMJ study

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b386 (Published 02 February 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b386
  1. Robert Bunney, GP principal1
  1. 1Barnstaple, Devon EX32 8GP
  1. robert.bunney{at}virgin.net

    So, after 7-13 minutes with a practice nurse and five phone calls of 15 minutes each, those who come for another 30 minute appointment with the nurse tell her they are exercising more but all firm data such as blood pressure, weight, waist circumference, lipid measurements, and current drug treatment are …

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