Paul E. M. Muijrers

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BACKGROUND Community pharmacists, pharmaceutical industry and differences in prescribing between GPs. OBJECTIVE To explore the role of the pharmacists and pharmaceutical industry representatives. METHODS A cross-sectional survey was undertaken of 1434 GPs in The Netherlands in 2001. Prescribing indicators based on general practice guidelines were used(More)
BACKGROUND The use of guidelines in general practice is not optimal. Although evidence-based methods to improve guideline adherence are available, variation in physician adherence to general practice guidelines remains relatively high. The objective for this study is to transfer a quality improvement strategy based on audit, feedback, educational materials,(More)
In this study we assessed differences in new and repeat prescriptions of psycho-tropics between patients receiving prescriptions for drugs to treat a common chronic disease and people without such prescriptions. The study used the databases of two Dutch health insurance companies (3 million people). We selected all Dutch men and women aged 45 and older who(More)
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