Published in Managed Care Business Week, February 14th, 2006
Researchers in Australia designed a study "[t]o ascertain what general practitioners' priorities are for achieving optimal outcomes in people with asthma, and the barriers they face in delivering this care."
The "qualitative study using the Nominal Group Technique (a highly structured meeting to gain information from experts about a particular issue) was conducted between August 2002 and September 2003," D.P. Goeman and colleagues, Alfred Hospital, wrote.
They explained, "GPs in six discussion groups were asked 'What do you think is needed to achieve best outcomes for...
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