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To evaluate General Practitioners use and reuptake of an e-learning programme in diagnostic evaluation of dementia after an intervention consisting of three mailed reminder letters.
There is no direct patient involvement in this study.
The three mailed reminder letters will be mailed to the General Practitioners (GPs) in January 2007. The Periods where the e-learning programme will identify GPs using the programme are: Period before: November 1. and 6 weeks forward. Period after: Medio marts and 6 weeks forward.
All log files are kept anonymous for the principal study investigator by the Danish Medical Association.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Research Unit of General Practice
Research Unit Of General Practice, Copenhagen
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:41:47-0400
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