A cluster randomised controlled trial of pharmacist led statin outreach support (SOS) in primary care: design and baseline characteristics.

@article{Lowrie2010ACR,
  title={A cluster randomised controlled trial of pharmacist led statin outreach support (SOS) in primary care: design and baseline characteristics.},
  author={Richard W. Lowrie and Jill Morrison and Alex McConnachie},
  journal={Contemporary clinical trials},
  year={2010},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={303-11}
}
BACKGROUND Statins reduce the risk of vascular events, however statin prescribing is often sub optimal and better evidence is needed to inform quality improvements. The Statin Outreach Support (SOS) trial was designed to test the efficacy of pharmacist led educational outreach directed at General Practices, aiming to improve statin prescribing for community dwelling patients with vascular disease. This paper describes the study rationale, design, methods and baseline characteristics of… CONTINUE READING

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