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Rational Medicine Use: A medicine use evaluation of aspirin in the public healthcare sector of the Western Cape Province, South Africa

  • At: 2016 FIP Congress in Buenos Aires (Argentina)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: COETZEE, Renier (University of the Western Cape, School of Pharmacy, Cape Town, South Africa)
  • Co-author(s): Renier Coetzee:School of Pharmacy,University of the Western Cape,Cape Town,South Africa|Yasmina Johnson:Provinical Pharmacy Services,Western Cape Government Health,Cape Town,South Africa|Percival Daames:SIAPS,Management Sciences for Health,Cape Town,South Africa
  • Abstract:

    Medicine Use Evaluation (MUE) is a systematic, criteria-based approach of evaluating rational use of medicines. The Western Cape Provincial Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee identified aspirin as a medicine use problem in light of its high expenditure, ranking as the top 18th medicine on the provincial expenditure report.

    A quantitative,


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Last update 4 October 2019

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