Jeffrey F. Anderson

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OBJECTIVE To compare the effectiveness of group education and notification with that of notification alone in modifying prescribing of regulated analgesics. DESIGN Randomized controlled trial conducted from Dec. 1, 1992, to Dec. 31, 1993. SETTING Nonacademic primary care practices in British Columbia. PARTICIPANTS Fifty-four physicians randomly(More)
This study examined the effects of time restriction on social interaction in computer-mediated communication through a meta-analysis of applicable research. lime was defined as whether subjects were restricted or unrestricted in their opportunity to exchange messages. Studies were included that assessed either of two outcome variables: socially oriented (as(More)
Ongoing inquiry in communication technology research includes the questions of whether and how users adapt communication to the relatively restricted codes provided by text-based computer-mediated communication (CMC). This study proposes that adaptations may be affected by the level of simultaneity in messaging that CMC systems afford users. This suggestion(More)
The study examined utilization of acetaminophen with codeine and benzodiazepine drugs among Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) program registered First Nations residents in the four western provinces of Canada and sought preliminary indicators of factors influencing utilization. A small percentage of NIHB clients in the four western provinces were excessive(More)