Management of COPD in general practice in Denmark – participating in an educational program substantially improves adherence to guidelines

@inproceedings{Ulrik2010ManagementOC,
  title={Management of COPD in general practice in Denmark – participating in an educational program substantially improves adherence to guidelines},
  author={Charlotte Suppli Ulrik and Ejvind Frausing Hansen and Michael Skov Jensen and Finn Vejl\o Rasmussen and Jens Dollerup and Gert Hansen and Klaus K. Andersen},
  booktitle={International journal of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIM The general practitioner (GP) is the first contact with the health care system for most patients with COPD in Denmark. We studied, if participating in an educational program could improve adherence to guidelines, not least for diagnosis, staging, and treatment of the disease. DESIGN AND SETTING Two cross-sectional surveys were performed precisely one year apart before and after an educational program for the participating GPs. A total of 124 GPs completed the study; 1716… CONTINUE READING
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