Routinely-collected general practice data from the electronic patient record and general practitioner active electronic questioning method: A comparative study

Last updated on 23-8-2019 by Anonymous (non vérifié)

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The numerous existing primary care-based research networks currently use various data collection methods. In this paper, we compared routine data extracted from general practitioners’ (GPs’) electronic patient records (EPRs) and GPs’ answers to an electronic questionnaire. We investigated for 10,307 Belgian patients 10 healthcare conditions using clinical and biological parameters (cholesterol, blood pressure, and body mass index), diagnoses (hypertension, diabetes, and personal past cardiovascular event(s)), and drug prescriptions (antidiabetic drugs, aspirin, statins, and antihypertensive…

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