|Clinicians’ Experiences and Perceptions of Benzodiazepine Prescribing in Primary Care: A Meta-Synthesis
|College of Social Science Research Fund
|To synthesise findings from qualitative research studies which explore clinicians’ experiences and perceptions of benzodiazepine prescribing.
|To build an explanatory framework for differences in benzodiazepine prescribing practice.
|Systematic review of the literature to identify relevant papers. Appraisal of study quality using the CASP. A meta-synthesis using the thematic synthesis approach. Data analysis in NVivo 8.
|We built an explanatory framework for differences in benzodiazepine prescribing which could be used to inform future research, and as the basis for guidance and/or interventions to reduce inappropriate prescribing of benzodiazepines.
Peer reviewed publications and conference presentations.
Peer reviewed publications