The release of the new practice guidelines for blood cholesterol in 2013 has placed an increased emphasis on the importance of lifestyle medicine to reduce cardiovascular risk. This may lead more patients and health care professions toward the adoption of lifestyle medicine practices. Documenting lifestyle medicine practices will soon emerge as an important component of the success of lifestyle medicine practices and ultimately patient outcomes. This article briefly discusses lifestyle medicine vital signs, charting lifestyle medicine, and the importance of electronic medical records in the communication of lifestyle medicine practices.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Medicine (miscellaneous)
- Health Policy
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health