Enhanced physician adherence to antibiotic use guidelines through increased availability of guidelines at the time of drug ordering in hospital setting.

@article{Westphal2011EnhancedPA,
  title={Enhanced physician adherence to antibiotic use guidelines through increased availability of guidelines at the time of drug ordering in hospital setting.},
  author={J F Westphal and François Jehl and Herv{\'e} Javelot and Cathy Nonnenmacher},
  journal={Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={162-8}
}
PURPOSE Some studies have shown that making practice guidelines accessible to physicians when they are making clinical decisions could improve prescribing practices. The aim of the study was to assess the benefit of impact on physician adherence of the intervention that consisted of embedding previously paper-based antibiotic guidelines in the computerized physician drug order entry system of a teaching hospital in order to make these guidelines available to physician at the time of antibiotic… CONTINUE READING