Real-world physician and patient behaviour across countries: Disease-Specific Programmes - a means to understand.

@article{Anderson2008RealworldPA,
  title={Real-world physician and patient behaviour across countries: Disease-Specific Programmes - a means to understand.},
  author={Peter S. Anderson and Mike Benford and Neil Harris and M Karavali and Jessica Piercy},
  journal={Current medical research and opinion},
  year={2008},
  volume={24 11},
  pages={3063-72}
}
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES Treatment guidelines and strategies are often based on data from randomized controlled trials and observational clinical studies. These sources drive treatment decisions, yet the data they provide may have limited relevance to the wider population in real-world clinical practice due to the narrow selection criteria applied to patients in trials. Information used to inform clinical practice and improve patient outcomes can, therefore, be unreflective of real-world clinical… CONTINUE READING

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