California Researchers Develop Interactive Program for Waiting-Room Patients About Smoking and Alcohol Use

 

SUMMARY

Researchers at the University of California,  San Francisco,  School of Dentistry worked to revise their prototype patient education program — “Video Doctor” — so that patients can operate it independently in their physicians’ offices. They created it under a grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

Video Doctor is an interactive computer program that patients can use in physicians’ waiting rooms to receive targeted risk-reduction information and suggestions regarding their smoking and alcohol use.
Continue reading “California Researchers Develop Interactive Program for Waiting-Room Patients About Smoking and Alcohol Use”