collection request is approved with the understanding that FDA will
add questions 2a and 4 to solicit information about why readers
find the bulletin useful or not useful and what should be done to
make the bulletin more useful. FDA also plans to revise original
question 4 to ensure that any specific questions about utility are
followed with requests for explanations. Finally, FDA plans to
revise original questions 7 and 8.
Inventory as of this Action
CURRENT READERSHIP PERCEPTIONS ABOUT
THE FDA DRUG BULLETIN ARE ASSESSED TO FOCUS ARTICLES, FORMAT AND
EDITORIAL POLICY. PHYSICIANS AND PHARMACISTS ARE SURVEYED AS THE
MAJOR INFORMATION SOURCES. A POSTCARD SURVEY EXAMINES HOSPITAL
ADMINISTRATOR, NURSE AND DENTIST PERCEPTIONS. DATA INCLUDE
PERCEIVED USEFULNESS, TOPICS DESIRED, DUPLICATIVE SOURCES AND
WILLINGNESS TO PAY.