Factors influencing prescribing: an intern's perspective.

  title={Factors influencing prescribing: an intern's perspective.},
  author={S D Pearson and Isobel E Rolfe and Tony R Smith},
  journal={Medical education},
  volume={36 8},
OBJECTIVES To examine the self-reported influences on intern prescribing practice. DESIGN Qualitative interviews with a cross-sectional cohort. PARTICIPANTS AND SETTING Ten interns practising in two urban teaching hospitals in New South Wales, Australia. RESULTS The interns identified a number of factors that improve their confidence and perceived competence and allow them to extend their existing skills. These were approachable, available and up-to-date teachers (most often registrars… CONTINUE READING

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