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Improving Metoclopramide Prescribing Practices at Penn Through a Physician-targeted Intervention

2014-08-27 03:13:35 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The investigators hypothesized that:

1) an intervention targeted at the prescribing physician would increase the rate of a metoclopramide discontinuation among patients prescribed the medication for questionable or unclear indications; and 2) the discontinuation would be durable.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label

Conditions

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Intervention

intervention letter

Location

University of Pennsylvania Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
United States
19104

Status

Completed

Source

University of Pennsylvania

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:35-0400

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