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Table 1 Treatment of patients with intensive intervention

From: Randomised clinical trial of an intensive intervention in the primary care setting of patients with high plasma fibrinogen in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease

  Definition Objectives Intervention Periodicity
Smoking People who has
smoked daily, any
amount of cigarettes,
over the last month.
Smoking
cessation
Smoking history
Degree of dependency
Motivation to give up smoking
Clear and tailored
advice
A follow-up program
for those patients who
stop smoking
Use of TSN or
bupropion
2 months
Physical
activity
Among the activities
that people do over a
24 h period,
occupational related
practices, leisure and
free time are the
most important ones.
Increase the
physical
activity
Interview about
physical activities and
classify: active,
partially active or
sedentary.
2 months
    Advice to start,
increase or sustain
physical activities.
 
Obesity,
overweight
Body mass index
(BMI) BMI > 30
kg/m2 = obesity 25-
30 kg/m2 =
overweight
IMC 20-25
kg/m2
Gradual weight loss
0.51 kg per week
Advice healthy diet
once objectives are
achieved
2 months
Hypertension SBP ≥ 140 mmHg
and/or DBP ≥ 90
mmHg
PA < 140/90
mmHg
Diabetics BP <
130/80 mmHg
Dietary measures or
pharmacological
treatment, according to
guidelines
2 months
Diabetes
mellitus
Two basal glycemias
in venous serum ≥
126 mg/dl
HbA1C < 7% Dietary measures or
pharmacological
treatment according to
guidelines
2 months
  1. HbA 1C glycated hemoglobin, BP blood pressure; SBP BP systolic diastolic; SBP diastolic blood pressure; TSN replacement therapy with nicotine