Effect of physician reminders on preventive care: meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials.

@article{Austin1994EffectOP,
  title={Effect of physician reminders on preventive care: meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials.},
  author={Sam. M. Austin and E. Andrew Balas and Joyce A. Mitchell and Bernard G. Ewigman},
  journal={Proceedings. Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care},
  year={1994},
  pages={121-4}
}
The objective of this study was to assess the clinical value of the physician reminder, an information intervention, in increasing compliance for selected preventive health care measures. Meta-analysis was used to combine the quantitative evidence from randomized controlled clinical trials meeting the eligibility criteria. The trials included in this meta-analysis were conducted in a family or internal medicine clinic. Physician reminders were used in the trials to influence utilization and… CONTINUE READING