Table 3.

Classification of clinical questions of submitted eConsults.

Clinical QuestionPercent of Consults
Diagnosis
  Interpretation of a laboratory test9.8
  Interpretation of an image report2.2
  Interpretation of a clinical finding4.4
  Other3.1
  What test to choose6.2
Drug treatment
  Other1.8
  Drug of choice12.4
  Adverse effects of drugs3.6
  How to prescribe a particular drug3.1
  Indications/goals of treating a particular condition11.1
  Interactions between drugs1.8
Management
  Other providers available0.4
  General management question5.3
  Should I refer8.4
More than 1 question (unclassifiable)17.3
No specific question6.7
Procedure
  Indications1.3
  Other0.9