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Table 4 Barriers identified for known recommendations

From: The attitudes and beliefs of general practitioners towards clinical practice guidelines: a qualitative study in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

  Condition-related Patient preferences Medication or prescribing related Test or test ordering related Lack of continuity of care Doctors knowledge or experience Insurance related Lack of structured care CPG recommendation Doctors’ perceived feasibility Time factors
OGTT as screening test for pregnancy        
Prescribing lipid lowering agents    
Action plan for asthma      
Osteoporosis screening       
Self breast exam          
Nephropathy screening in diabetes        
Aspirin use in diabetes