The nexus of evidence, context, and patient preferences in primary care: postal survey of Canadian family physicians

@article{Tracy2003TheNO,
  title={The nexus of evidence, context, and patient preferences in primary care: postal survey of Canadian family physicians},
  author={C. Shawn Tracy and Guilherme Dantas and Rahim Moineddin and Ross E. G. Upshur},
  journal={BMC Family Practice},
  year={2003},
  volume={4},
  pages={13 - 13}
}
BACKGROUND Evidence-based medicine is gaining prominence in primary care. This study sought to examine the relationships among family physicians' attitudes toward EBM, contextual factors, and clinical decision-making and to investigate the factors that contribute to 'contrary to evidence' clinical decisions. METHODS A postal survey mailed to a random sample of Canadian family physicians, stratified by age, gender, and practice setting. The main outcome measures were respondents' attitudes… CONTINUE READING
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