General practitioner knowledge of prohibited substances in sport.

  title={General practitioner knowledge of prohibited substances in sport.},
  author={Peter Thomas},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  volume={31 2},
  • Peter Thomas
  • Published 1997 in British journal of sports medicine
OBJECTIVES To assess general practitioner knowledge of banned substances in sport. METHODS Postal questionnaire sent to all general practitioners in West Sussex. RESULTS Only 55 (35%) of those who responded (157 in total) were aware that guidelines are to be found in the British National Formulary, and 19 (12%) of respondents believed that medical practitioners are allowed to prescribe anabolic steroids for non-medical reasons. CONCLUSIONS General practitioner knowledge of which… CONTINUE READING