RCT shows training in deploying guidelines change presribing practices

An RCT with 75 pediatricians in UK showed that compared to no training, pediatricians who were trained in applying guidelines were more likely to apply the lessons learned in real life patient management. Calls for greater role of setting up mechanisms that facilitate translational practices among physicians. 

The Applicability and Efficacy of Guidelines for the Management of Acute Gastroenteritis in Outpatient Children: A Field-Randomized Trial on Primary Care Pediatricians
by Fabio Albano, Andrea Lo Vecchio, Alfredo Guarino
The Journal of Pediatrics (Vol.156, Issue 2)


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