Prescribing sunshine: a cross-sectional survey of 500 Australian general practitioners' practices and attitudes about vitamin D.

@article{Bonevski2012PrescribingSA,
  title={Prescribing sunshine: a cross-sectional survey of 500 Australian general practitioners' practices and attitudes about vitamin D.},
  author={Billie Bonevski and Afaf Girgis and Parker Magin and Graeme Horton and Irena Brozek and Bruce Armstrong},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2012},
  volume={130 9},
  pages={
          2138-45
        }
}
This study aimed to assess the attitudes, practices and knowledge of general practitioners (GPs) with regards to vitamin D. A cross-sectional survey of a random sample of GPs stratified by location of practice (rural/remote or metropolitan) and employment status (full-time or part-time) in New South Wales (NSW), Australia was conducted. Of 500 respondents, 58.1% (95% CI 53.8-62.4) reported that up to 39% of their tested patients showed vitamin D deficiency or insufficiency and a further 37.7… CONTINUE READING
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