Author: Ellen Reynolds

As part of a special project in collaboration with the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) and with funding from the BC College of Oral Health Professionals (BCCOHP), the Therapeutics Initiative mailed an individual Portrait on prescribing for dental infections to approximately 4000 dentists in BC. Dentists were randomized to three groups to receive different combinations of individual prescribing portraits and a Therapeutics Letter. Dentists receive one of two slightly different Portraits. The Portraits were mailed to the early group in October 2023 and to the delayed group in April 2024.
This Portrait was accompanied by the Therapeutics Letter 148 (March-April 2024): Rethink Clindamycin for Dental Patient Safety. Sample Portrait

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The Therapeutics Initiative produced and distributed individual prescribing Portraits on prescribing of inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (2017-2021) to approximately 5000 clinicians in BC. Eligible clinicians (primary care physicians...