A randomised controlled trial of the effect of educational outreach by community pharmacists on prescribing in UK general practice.

@article{Freemantle2002ARC,
  title={A randomised controlled trial of the effect of educational outreach by community pharmacists on prescribing in UK general practice.},
  author={Nick Freemantle and Irwin Nazareth and Martin Eccles and John Wood and Andrew Haines},
  journal={The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners},
  year={2002},
  volume={52 477},
  pages={290-5}
}
BACKGROUND Educational outreach visits are commonly used to promote changes in prescribing in family practice. However, the effectiveness of outreach visits has not been evaluated across a range of settings. AIM To estimate the effectiveness of educational outreach visits on United Kingdom (UK) general practice prescribing and to examine the extent to which practice characteristics influenced outcome. DESIGN OF STUDY Randomised controlled trial. SETTING General practices in 12 health… CONTINUE READING

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