A controlled trial of educational outreach to improve blood transfusion practice.
Objective.-To determine whether brief, face-to-face educational outreach visits can improve the appropriateness of blood product utilization.
Design.-Randomized, controlled multicenter trial with 6-month follow-up.
Setting.-Surgical and medical services of two pairs of matched community and teaching hospitals in Massachusetts.
Participants.-One hundred one transfusing staff surgeons and attending medical physicians.
A professionally based transfusion specialist presented one surgical- or medical-service-wide lecture emphasizing appropriate indications, risks, and benefits of red blood cell transfusions;
brief, graphic, printed educational guidelines;
and one 30-minute visit with each transfusing physician.
No data feedback was provided.
Mots-clés Pascal : Economie santé, Homme, Transfusion, Sang, Hôpital, Chirurgien, Médecin, Pratique professionnelle, Formation professionnelle
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Health economy, Human, Transfusion, Blood, Hospital, Surgeon, Physician, Professional practice, Occupational training
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0660902
Code Inist : 002B27B16A. Création : 199406.