Last updated on August 2020

Effectiveness of Counseling Interventions to Modify Risk Behaviors in Patients at the Hospital San Ignacio.

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: risk taking
  • Age: Between 19 - 64 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • candidates for scheduled surgery with a hospital stay of 3 days or less (including ambulatory surgeries) or who attend outpatient diagnostic procedures performed in surgery rooms.
  • Current smokers (any tobacco product in the last month and more than 100 cigarretes in life) or risky alcohol drinkers (more than 4 or 5 alcohol standard drinks during the last year and AUDIT score between 8-15 points)
  • patients with contact information
  • Patients that want to participate

Exclusion Criteria:

  • People who are being treated for smoking cessation or decreased consumption of alcohol.
  • People with diseases that compromise their ability to understand information or their ability to verbal communication
  • Patients with dependence or abuse of alcohol or other psychoactive substances other than tobacco
  • Patients in action or maintenance stages of behavioral change against their risk factor

Recruitment Status: Closed

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