Effect of an academic detailing intervention on the utilization rate of cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors in the elderly.

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BACKGROUND Osteoarthritis is prevalent in the elderly. Nova Scotia general practitioners (GPs) identified the need for an academic detailing (AD) intervention aimed at optimizing the management of osteoarthritis. AD was provided by Dalhousie University Continuing Medical Education in a face-to-face encounter employing evidence-based information. GP… (More)
DOI: 10.1345/aph.1K537

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