Physician knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding a widely implemented guideline.

@article{Ward2002PhysicianKA,
  title={Physician knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding a widely implemented guideline.},
  author={Marcia M. Ward and Thomas E. Vaughn and Tanya M Uden-Holman and Bradley N. Doebbeling and William Clarke and Robert Francis Woolson},
  journal={Journal of evaluation in clinical practice},
  year={2002},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={155-62}
}
RATIONALE, AIMS AND OBJECTIVES Although clinical practice guidelines have been promoted widely, there is considerable concern that physicians have not incorporated them into their practice. Models suggest that a 'knowledge-attitude-behaviour' sequence is important in modifying physician practice patterns. To address this, we examined physicians' knowledge of, attitudes towards and compliance with a widely implemented guideline - the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) smoking… CONTINUE READING
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