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
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.
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