Influences on GPs’ decision to prescribe new drugs – (02-10-03)

Influences on GPs’ decision to prescribe new drugs—the importance of who says what

I’ve frequently said that common sense ain’t so common in medicine anymore and many patients seem to view prescribing behaviour with more skepticism than the doctors doing the prescribing. This article finds that clinical decision making was not the only factor affecting prescribing behaviour. Forget what the other factors were (even though they truly are important)–the only factor that should be present is clinical decision making.

Family Practice — Abstracts: Prosser et al. 20 (1): 61

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.