Using Clinical Decision Support Within the Electronic Health Record to Reduce Incorrect Prescribing for Acute Sinusitis.

@article{Ginzburg2018UsingCD,
  title={Using Clinical Decision Support Within the Electronic Health Record to Reduce Incorrect Prescribing for Acute Sinusitis.},
  author={R. Ginzburg and Justin J Conway and E. Waltermaurer and Wendy Song and Samantha P Jellinek-Cohen},
  journal={Journal of patient-centered research and reviews},
  year={2018},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={
          196-203
        }
}
  • R. Ginzburg, Justin J Conway, +2 authors Samantha P Jellinek-Cohen
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Journal of patient-centered research and reviews
  • Purpose Acute sinusitis has viral etiology in more than 90% of cases, but antibiotics are prescribed for more than 80% of adults in the United States. While applications of computer-assisted guidelines have been found effective in reducing inaccurate prescribing for acute respiratory infections, there is a paucity of research focused specifically on the utilization of electronic best practice alerts (BPA) in improving treatment for acute sinusitis. Methods This observational cohort study… CONTINUE READING
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