corner
Healthy Skepticism
Join us to help reduce harm from misleading health information.
Increase font size   Decrease font size   Print-friendly view   Print
Register Log in

Healthy Skepticism Library item: 7904

Warning: This library includes all items relevant to health product marketing that we are aware of regardless of quality. Often we do not agree with all or part of the contents.

 

Publication type: Journal Article

van den Hoogen H, Hooijman G, Meulepas M.
Bottom up approach of local pharmacotherapeutic consultations involving pharmacists and general practitioners
Pharmaceutisch Weekblad 1999 Oct 15; 134:1400-1404


Abstract:

The characteristics and the history of pharmacotherapeutic consultations in the Dutch town of Asten are presented on the basis of interviews with 8 general practitioners and 2 pharmacists. The success of the consultations was evidenced from the low number of prescriptions per patient and the low costs per prescriptions. It was noted that this success was based on the character of the consultations that aim at combining local knowledge and expertise, independent from the pharmaceutical industry. This model may be useful for broader application.

 

  Healthy Skepticism on RSS   Healthy Skepticism on Facebook   Healthy Skepticism on Twitter

Please
Click to Register

(read more)

then
Click to Log in
for free access to more features of this website.

Forgot your username or password?

You are invited to
apply for membership
of Healthy Skepticism,
if you support our aims.

Pay a subscription

Support our work with a donation

Buy Healthy Skepticism T Shirts


If there is something you don't like, please tell us. If you like our work, please tell others.

Email a Friend








You are going to have many difficulties. The smokers will not like your message. The tobacco interests will be vigorously opposed. The media and the government will be loath to support these findings. But you have one factor in your favour. What you have going for you is that you are right.
- Evarts Graham
See:
When truth is unwelcome: the first reports on smoking and lung cancer.