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Table 3 Classification of question type

From: Evaluation of an electronic consultation service in psychiatry for primary care providers

Question Type No. eConsults % eConsults
Drug Treatment
 Drug of choice 66 39.1%
 Adverse effects of drugs 27 16.0%
 Other 15 8.9%
 How to prescribe a particular drug 10 5.9%
 Interactions between drugs 6 3.6%
 Indications / goals of treating a particular condition 4 2.4%
 Drug treatment total 128 75.7%
Clinical Management
 General management question 17 10.1%
 Other providers available 6 3.6%
 Clinical management total 23 13.6%
Diagnosis
 Interpretation of a clinical finding 11 6.6%
 Other 3 1.8%
 What test to choose 2 1.2%
 Interpretation of a laboratory test 1 0.6%
 Diagnosis total 17 10.1%
No specific question 1 0.6%