TITLE

Effects of perceived patient demand on prescribing anti-infective drugs

AUTHOR(S)
Miller, Elizabeth; MacKeigan, Linda D.; Rosser, Walter; Marshman, Joan
PUB. DATE
July 1999
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/27/99, Vol. 161 Issue 2, p139
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Determines the effects of perceived patient demand on prescribing anti-infective drugs. Prevalence of perceived patient demand in physician-patient encounters; Identification of characteristics of the patient, physician and prescribing situation that are associated with perceived demand; The influence of perceived demand on physicians' prescribing behavior; Methods; Results; Interpretation.
ACCESSION #
2088635

 

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