The indication for prescribing cannot always be determined from PBS data. For example, if you prescribe asthma medicines for patients with other non-asthma conditions such as viral respiratory wheeze, your overall prescribing captured in a report on asthma medicines may be higher than you expect.
Practice Review reports include dispensing data for medicine(s) prescribed by you that were dispensed and the time periods shown apply to the date of dispensing.
All practices are different, for example, practices specialising in palliative care, cancer care or acute care may have different prescribing rates that are still appropriate.
The data will only include MBS item codes that were claimed on the MBS.
The report includes referral data, and the time periods shown apply to the date the tests were performed.