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ERIC Number: EJ576846
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0738-3991
Physician Responses to an Educational Intervention on Improving Their Long-Term Prescribing of Sedatives.
Sleath, Betsy; Collins, Ted
Patient Education and Counseling, v31 n3 p215-22 Jul 1997
A Medicaid retrospective therapeutic intervention was designed to notify physicians about their patients' long-term use of sedatives and suggest to them that they reevaluate the patient's need for sedative hypnotic medication. Physicians' responses and follow-up actions are reported. Practice implications and the need for physician education are discussed. (Author/EMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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