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Pharmacist perception and use of UpToDate®.
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PMID:  25349549     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
A cross-sectional survey of a convenience sample of 1,199 pharmacists was conducted to describe pharmacists' use and perception of UpToDate®. Of 472 (39%) respondents, 217 (46%) reported using UpToDate. Most respondents who used or had heard of UpToDate indicated willingness to change a treatment plan based on UpToDate recommendations (77%). Many believed that UpToDate is updated weekly (31%) or monthly (49%) and that all articles undergo external peer review (51%). In conclusion, the majority of respondents reported that they would adjust drug therapy based on UpToDate recommendations; however, many pharmacists may hold misconceptions regarding the updating and peer-review processes.
Katie L Wallace; Robert D Beckett; Amy Heck Sheehan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Medical Library Association : JMLA     Volume:  102     ISSN:  1558-9439     ISO Abbreviation:  J Med Libr Assoc     Publication Date:  2014 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-10-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101132728     Medline TA:  J Med Libr Assoc     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  296-300     Citation Subset:  IM    
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