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OBJECTIVE To compare the experiences of e-prescribing users and nonusers regarding prescription safety and workload and to assess the use of information from two e-prescribing standards (for medication history and formulary and benefit information), as they are implemented. DESIGN Cross-sectional survey of physicians who either had installed or were… (More)
OBJECTIVES To quantify rates of stand-alone e-prescribing (SEP) adoption and use among primary care physicians (PCPs) participating in a SEP initiative and to determine which physician and patient characteristics were associated with higher rates of each. STUDY DESIGN Using records from an insurer-led SEP initiative, we compared the characteristics of 297… (More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the efficacy of a bio-cellulose dressing (BWD) versus a non-adherent wound contact layer in venous leg ulcer (VLU) outpatients. METHOD In a prospective, randomised, controlled multicentre study, 48 VLU patients were randomised to receive compression bandages and either standard care (non-adherent dressing; n=23) or a BWD (Suprasorb X;… (More)
IgG4 related disease is a poorly understood immune mediated condition. Lung involvement is rare and difficult to diagnose and can mimic primary lung malignancy on imaging. A patient who was found to have an incidental lung lesion with risk factors for primary pulmonary malignancy is reported.