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The economic impact of applying steps as a tool for rational drug selection

  • At: 2007 FIP Congress in Beijing (China)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: ALAHDAB AHMED, Ola (Queens University of Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom)
  • Co-author(s): Crealey, Grainne (Clinical Research Support Centre, BELFAST, United Kingdom)
    Scott, Michael (United Hospital Trust, ANTRIM, United Kingdom)
    Mairs, Jill (Whiteabbey Hospital, NEWTOWNABBEY, United Kingdom)
    Johnston, D (Queens University of Belfast, BELFAST, United Kingdom)
    Nichols, P (Royal Victoria Hospital, BELFAST, United Kingdom)
    Mc Elnay, James (Queens University of Belfast, BELFAST, United Kingdom)
  • Abstract:

    Introduction: Spend on prescription medicines is one of the fastest growing cost components of modern health care systems, increasing by 10-12% per annum in the UK, USA, and Canada. Drug formularies are used to protect against high medicine costs, and to provide prescribers with a range of safe and appropriate products with demonstrated..

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Last update 4 October 2019

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