Hospital doctors and their schemas about appropriate prescribing.

  title={Hospital doctors and their schemas about appropriate prescribing.},
  author={Mark P Higgins and Mary P Tully},
  journal={Medical education},
  volume={39 2},
OBJECTIVES To investigate cognitive schemas and schema systems used by hospital doctors to influence prescribing, particularly in terms of making appropriate prescribing decisions, and to compare the numbers and content of schemas between doctors with different levels of experience. DESIGN Qualitative interviews with a purposively selected sample. PARTICIPANTS AND SETTING Seven pre-registration (PRHOs) and 5 senior house officers (SHOs) and 5 consultants from a range of medical specialties… CONTINUE READING

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