Mihir H. Patel

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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)
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