Top 10 articles of 2023, #6-10

In this post, we’re offering summaries and comments on articles from BMJ Quality & Safety’s Top 10 Articles of 2023. For the full list of our 23 finalists, click here, and to read more about the annual Top Article selection process, please click here. To briefly summarize, the editors used data such as citation rates […]

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Introducing the Top Research Articles of 2023

Choosing the top articles published in BMJ Quality and Safety is always both a joy and a challenge, and 2023 was no exception. We saw ­­­­­­­a high number of submissions, with a broad range of topics and study designs. As ever, our editors and editorial board had some difficult choices to make in selecting the […]

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Improving antiplatelet therapy uptake: lessons from the Scottish experience

Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death worldwide.1,2 Advances in management strategies have, however, reduced population-level mortality rates for certain cardiovascular conditions over the past several decades, such as for coronary artery disease.3 As part of these advances, the use of effective therapies such as antiplatelet therapies (APT) has increased substantially over time in […]

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Top 10 Articles of 2022, #1-5

In this post, we’re offering summaries and comments on articles from BMJ Quality & Safety’s Top 10 Articles of 2022. To check out the full list of our 24 finalists, click here, and to see more on Articles #6-10, click here. Additionally, to learn more about the Top Article selection process, click here. To briefly […]

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Top 10 articles of 2022, #6-10

In this post, we’re offering summaries and comments on articles from BMJ Quality & Safety’s Top 10 Articles of 2022. To check out the full list of our 24 finalists, click here, and to learn more about the Top Article selection process, click here. To briefly summarize, the editors and the Editorial Board used data […]

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Realising the untapped potential of indication documentation and indication-based prescribing

At present, there are a number of agreed-upon ‘right’ components to prescribing: the right patient, the right medication, the right dose, the right route, the right formulation, to be given at the right time. A conversation has been growing that suggests that another component should be added to this list: the ‘right’ indication1-4. This additional […]

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