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More recent data suggest guidelines are being adhered to

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7020.1645 (Published 16 December 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:1645
  1. Richard Martin,
  2. Sean Hil Ton,
  3. Sally Kerry
  1. Prescribing research fellow Professor Statistician Division of General Practice and Primary Care, St George's Hospital Medical School, London SW17 0RE

    EDITOR,--J O Warner found that too few children were prescribed preventive treatment and too many were prescribed oral £ agonists in 1990-1.1 Though international paediatric guidelines had been distributed, the British Thoracic Society's guidelines were published later, in 1993. With more widespread dissemination of guidelines in general practice and incentives for asthma clinics, shared care, and audit, trends in prescribing in primary care have …

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