Evaluating provider prescribing practices for the treatment of tuberculosis in Virginia, 1995 to 1998: An assessment of educational need

@article{Richardson2000EvaluatingPP,
  title={Evaluating provider prescribing practices for the treatment of tuberculosis in Virginia, 1995 to 1998: An assessment of educational need},
  author={Noah Richardson},
  journal={Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions},
  year={2000},
  volume={20},
  pages={146–155}
}
  • N. Richardson
  • Published 1 June 2000
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions
Background: Although the use of epidemiologic studies to demonstrate learning needs appears to be infrequent, this study addressed the discrepancies in the prescribing practices for the initial treatment of tuberculosis in Virginia between public and private clinicians, comparing them with the treatment regimens recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Thoracic Society (CDC‐ATS). Methods: Data examined were the 1995 to 1998 reported cases of tuberculosis… 

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