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Table 3 Consultations with medicines related activity

From: A comparative case study of prescribing and non-prescribing physiotherapists and podiatrists

Number of observed consultations Physiotherapist IP Number of items Physiotherapist NP Number of items Podiatrist IP Number of items Podiatrist NP Number of items
n = 107 n = 37 n = 115 n = 29 n = 128 n = 45 n = 124 n = 13
Consultations with no medicines related activity 75 n/a 87 n/a 93 n/a 114  
Consultations with medicines activity         
New medication 23 21 × 1
2 × 2
3 × 1
27 26 × 1
1 × 2
31 27 × 1
3 × 2
1 × 4
10 7 × 1
3 × 2
Repeat medication (same dosage) 9 9 × 1 1 1 2 2 × 2 0 0
Repeat medication (dosage changed) 0 0 0 0 2 2 × 2 0 0
Total number of consultations with medicines related activity n = 32 n/a n = 28 n/a n = 35 n/a n = 10 n/a