Non-prescription medicine benefits cannot be achieved without public education
- At: 2009 FIP Congress in Istanbul (Turkey)
- Type: Poster
- By: HENMAN, Martin (Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland)
Appropriate use of non-prescription medicines (NPs) has the potential to relieve symptoms, decrease GP consultations and prevent unnecessary hospitalisations. To maximise these benefits and to minimise the possibility of harm, health authorities need to be informed about the use of NPs and patient's understanding of them. Ireland's medicines.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.