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Table 2 Management options for BP, smoking cessation and physical activity

From: Development and testing of innovative patient resources for the management of coronary heart disease (CHD): a descriptive study

Choice Options BP Management Smoking Cessation Physical Activity
Medical consultation Follow doctors advice Follow doctors advice Follow doctors advice
Health professional-led intervention Group session at local hospital Local hospital dedicated program for smoking cessation Six week supervised group exercise
intervention Outpatient diet review   Community group walking program
Home program Home medication, exercise program prescribed by doctor and allied health professional Nil relevant Written Home exercise program prescribed by allied health professional
Self-directed Heartline Quitline Physical activity resources accessed at own discretion
  Private dietitian Heartline  
  Reading, multi-media resources