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Potential harm caused by physicians' a-priori beliefs in the clinical effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine and its impact on clinical and economic outcome--a simulation approach.

Ebm C, Carfagna F, Edwards S, et al. Potential harm caused by physicians' a-priori beliefs in the clinical effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine and its impact on clinical and economic outcome – A simulation approach. J Crit Care. 2020;62:138-144. doi:10.1016/j.jcrc.2020.12.003.

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January 20, 2021
Ebm C, Carfagna F, Edwards S, et al. J Crit Care. 2020;62:138-144.

Prescribing medications for indications that are not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is common but poses a risk for medication errors. The authors of this study used simulation modeling to explore the influence of physician personal preference on off-label medication use during the COVID-19 pandemic.  

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Ebm C, Carfagna F, Edwards S, et al. Potential harm caused by physicians' a-priori beliefs in the clinical effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine and its impact on clinical and economic outcome – A simulation approach. J Crit Care. 2020;62:138-144. doi:10.1016/j.jcrc.2020.12.003.

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