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Healthy Skepticism Library item: 2932

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Publication type: Journal Article

Holmes JD.
Prescribing information in drug advertisements.
N Z Med J 1977 Nov 23; 86:(600):467-9


The need for continuing education in clinical pharmacology for practising doctors is seen in the light of a study of the prescribing information contained in recent New Zealand drug advertisements. Less than half of the advertisements contained details of dosage and only a quarter mentioned toxic effects.

*analytic survey/New Zealand/journal advertisements/quality of information/safety & risk information/EVALUATION OF PROMOTION: DRUG SAFETY/EVALUATION OF PROMOTION: JOURNAL ADVERTISEMENTS Advertising* New Zealand Periodicals Pharmaceutical Preparations* Prescriptions, Drug


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