Ingmarie Skoglund

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OBJECTIVE To describe GPs' thoughts of prescribing medication and evidence-based knowledge (EBM) concerning drug therapy. DESIGN Tape-recorded focus-group interviews transcribed verbatim and analysed using qualitative methods. SETTING GPs from the south-eastern part of Västra Götaland, Sweden. SUBJECTS A total of 16 GPs out of 178 from the(More)
BACKGROUND General Practitioners {GP} in Sweden prescribe more than 50% of all prescriptions. Scientific knowledge on the opinions of GPs regarding drug information has been sparse. Such knowledge could be valuable when designing evidence-based drug information to GPs. GPs' opinions on public- and industry-provided drug information are presented in this(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether tailored evidence-based drug information (EBDI) to general practitioners (GPs) can change the proportion of ACE inhibitor prescriptions more effectively than EBDI provided as usual three and six months after the intervention. DESIGN Randomized controlled trial. SETTING GPs in southern Sweden working at primary health(More)
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