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Table 5 Stakeholder evaluation: stakeholders who found the information “useful or very useful” (GPs and pharmacists) or “helpful or very helpful” (veterans)

From: Bridging evidence-practice gaps: improving use of medicines in elderly Australian veterans

Intervention number and topic GP feedback: useful or very useful# Pharmacist feedback: useful or very useful# Veteran feedback: helpful or very helpful#
2: Beta-blockers, take the next step for heart failure 69% N/A* 81%
3: Diabetes triple check 71% 92% 82%
4: Clinical risk management: NSAIDs 73% 95% 80%
5: Antidepressants: three steps towards safer use 81% 92% 81%
6: Inhaled respiratory medicines: optimising use 80% 91% 86%
7: PPIs in GORD: Reduce the dose – keep the benefits 81% 95% 72%
8: Reducing adverse drug events for your veteran patients 84% 95% 86%
10: Constipation: a quality of life issue for veteran patients 84% 92% 72%
12: Antipsychotics in dementia 85% 93% N/A*
13: Clopidogrel 86% 98% 87%
14: COPD 79% 90% 77%
15: Osteoporosis 84% 92% 77%
Average 80% 93% 80%
  1. #Percent of GPs, veterans or pharmacists who provided feedback.
  2. *No feedback was sought from pharmacists for intervention 2 or from veterans for intervention 12.