Letters

Seven steps to evidence based general practice

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7395.933/a (Published 26 April 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:933
  1. Max Lagnado, medical communications consultant (medmax@btconnect.com),
  2. Simone Kohll, general practitioner returner
  1. Medmax Consulting Limited, Edgware HA8 9UE
  2. Bacon Lane Surgery, Edgware HA8 5AT

    EDITOR—In reporting the study by Prosser et al, Dobson highlights the finding that the pharmaceutical industry is the most common source of prescribing information for general practitioners. 1 2 He misses the key point of this study: lack of time, information overload, and irrelevance of medical journals to general practice are the main barriers to …

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