Imperial College London

DrGevaGreenfield

Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

Research Fellow in Public Health
 
 
 
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Contact

 

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Location

 

314Reynolds BuildingCharing Cross Campus

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Summary

 

Publications

Citation

BibTex format

@inproceedings{Vashitz:2007,
author = {Vashitz, G and Meyer, J and Gilutz, H},
pages = {766--770},
title = {General practitioners' adherence with clinical reminders for secondary prevention of dyslipidemia},
url = {http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18693940},
year = {2007}
}

RIS format (EndNote, RefMan)

TY  - CPAPER
AB - A variety of computer-based applications, including computerized clinical reminders, are intended to increase adherence to evidence-based clinical guidelines. The value of these systems in clinical practice is still unclear. One reason for the limited success of clinical reminders may be physicians' low tendency to adhere to their advice. We studied the determinants of physicians' adherence to clinical advice regarding the management of dyslipidemia. Overall, the clinical reminders increased physicians' adherence to the clinical guidelines. Physicians were more compliant with the reminders when they experienced a greater patients' load, when they were less acquainted with the patient, and when more time has passed since the last major cardiac event. These findings can help to predict physicians' adherence and to improve the usage of clinical reminders for the benefit of patients, physicians and HMOs.
AU - Vashitz,G
AU - Meyer,J
AU - Gilutz,H
EP - 770
PY - 2007///
SN - 1942-597X
SP - 766
TI - General practitioners' adherence with clinical reminders for secondary prevention of dyslipidemia
UR - http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18693940
ER -