Why general practitioners and consultants change their clinical practice: a critical incident study.

@article{Allery1997WhyGP,
  title={Why general practitioners and consultants change their clinical practice: a critical incident study.},
  author={Lynne A. Allery and Penny A. Owen and Michael Robling},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={1997},
  volume={314 7084},
  pages={870-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the complete range of factors which doctors recognise as changing their clinical practice and provide a measure of how often education is involved in change. DESIGN Interviews using the critical incident technique. SETTING Primary and secondary care. SUBJECTS Random sample of 50 general practitioners and 50 consultants. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Categories of reasons for change in clinical practice. RESULTS Doctors described 361 changes in clinical practice, with an… CONTINUE READING

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