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Old 01-17-2011
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Medicolegal and Ethics Hypertensive Smoker Unwilling to Stop Smoking

MAN, smoker have increase blood pressure you told him to stop smoking

but he refuse that and show no willing to stop smoking ....

next year in a routine visit you find him hypertensive again

what you will do ?


1- Tell him again to stop smoking

2- Tell him you see you are hypertensive because of smoking

3- Don't tell him about smoking unless the patient mention it.
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1. Tell him again to stop smoking.
In 2 you are blaming the patient for his illness and in 3 you are ignoring a major problem, that's why I think it's 1.
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