Does Physicians’ knowledge of guidelines lead to better guideline implementation? An Exploratory Study in Cardiovascular Diseases

U. Karbach, I. Schubert, J. Hagemeister, N. Ernstmann, H. Pfaff & H. W. Höpp
Background: Studies have shown, however, that guidelines are still not being adequately implemented. In this exploratory study, we examine the link between physicians’ knowledge of and compliance with guidelines: specifically, guidelines for the treatment of three cardiovascular diseases (arterial[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]