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Research and Markets: Medical Information Seeking Patterns of US-Practicing Oncologists
[February 28, 2013]

Research and Markets: Medical Information Seeking Patterns of US-Practicing Oncologists

DUBLIN --(Business Wire)--

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Medical Information Seeking Patterns of US-Practicing Oncologists" report to their offering.

This report explores the information-seeking behavior of 125 oncologists surveyed by CE Outcomes, LLC. From the number of questions arising in patient encounters during a typical week that require the doctor to seek aditional information to the sources they turn to for answers, this report offers details about how oncologists perform this essential aspect of medical practice, and it summarizes the implications of this data for efforts to design and implement medical information and educational messages. Oncologists now spend, on average, seven hours a week searching for information directly related to the care of their patients.

This report explains what sort of information they seek, where they seek it, and how they prefer for it to be delivered.

Key Topics Covered:

Background And Project Overview

Design And Methods

Results And Analysis

I. Searching For Medical Information

II. Use Of Varied Formats To Receive Medical Information

III. Use Of And Perceptions Toward Continuing Medical Education (Cme)

Conclusions And Implications

Appendix: Full Data Tables

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