Development of a policy to ensure appropriate use for unapproved indications of medications
- At: 2007 FIP Congress in Beijing (China)
- Type: Poster
- By: FORREY, Ryan (The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, United States of America)
- Co-author(s): Siegel, Jerry (The Ohio State University Medical Center, COLUMBUS, United States of America)
Griffith, Niesha (The Ohio State University Medical Center, COLUMBUS, United States of America)
Background: In the Unites States of America (USA), the current concept of the hospital formulary dates back to Porter and Spease from Cleveland, Ohio in 1932. Around this same time, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was given the authority to protect the safety of patients in the regulation of drugs. Once a medication is approved by the.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.