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Healthy Skepticism Library item: 9546

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Publication type: Journal Article

Manasse HR Jr.
Medication use in an imperfect world: drug misadventuring as an issue of public policy, Part 2.
Am J Hosp Pharm 1989 Jun; 46:(6):1141-52


Factors involved in adverse or toxic effects related to errors in drug use or to immunological or idiosyncratic responses to drug therapy are presented; the impact of forces in the social, economic, political, and scientific-technological environments defining the American society and the role of patients (drug users), drug manufacturers, pharmacists (drug distributors), prescribers, third party payers, and policy makers within these forces on drug utilization and the incidence of drug misadventuring in the United States are discussed.

Drug Industry/standards Drug Therapy* Economics, Pharmaceutical Environment Pharmaceutical Preparations/adverse effects* Pharmacy/trends* Prescriptions, Drug Public Policy* Technology, Pharmaceutical United States


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