GPs’ views and experiences of prescribing non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs: a qualitative study

@inproceedings{McDonald2017GPsVA,
  title={GPs’ views and experiences of prescribing non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs: a qualitative study},
  author={J. W. McDonald and Lynn McBain and Anthony C. Dowell and Caroline R. Morris},
  booktitle={BJGP open},
  year={2017}
}
Background Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are widely prescribed in primary care despite being a high-risk drug group causing significant adverse events, yet little is known about GPs' perceptions of NSAID risks and benefits. Aim To explore GPs' experiences with NSAID prescribing and views about the risks and benefits of this group of medicines. Design & setting A qualitative, inductive study in general practice. Method Individual interviews with 15 GPs using a semi… CONTINUE READING

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