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Doctors resist adopting clinical guidelines

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 22 May 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1370
  1. Greg Basky
  1. Saskatoon, Canada

    On their own, education sessions about clinical practice guidelines do little to foster their adoption by doctors and other health providers.

    A recently published Canadian study found that use of ankle radiography changed little in …

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