Potential determinants of prescribers' drug-drug interaction knowledge

Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy : RSAP
Yu KoR L Woosley

Abstract

Health care professionals' ability to recognize potential drug-drug interactions (potential DDIs) is important in reducing the risk of potential DDIs and their adverse consequences. Until now, little is known about the determinants of prescribers' potential DDI knowledge. This study was conducted to develop interval scales to evaluate prescribers' potential DDI knowledge and perceived usefulness of various potential DDI information sources, and to examine demographic and practice factors that may be related to prescribers' knowledge of potential DDIs. Data were obtained from a national mail survey of prescribers who were determined from pharmacy claims obtained from a pharmacy benefits manager to have prescribed at least 1 drug involved in a potential DDI, and a control group who had prescribed either 1 of the medications in the drug combinations of interest. The survey instrument included 14 drug-drug pairs that evaluated prescribers' ability to recognize clinically important potential DDIs and 5-point Likert scale-type questions that assessed prescribers' perceived usefulness of potential DDI information provided by various sources. The knowledge and usefulness questions were examined via Rasch dichotomous and rating scale mo...Continue Reading

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