SUMMARY (Video Doctor)
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.
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