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Moulton, Donalee; Kerr, Cathel; van Haarem, Colette; Kent, Heather; Sibbald, Barbara
February 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/3/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 3, p326
Academic Journal
Presents updates on the issues and events related to medicine and public health in Canada as of February 2004. Task force set up by Newfoundland and Labrador to investigate abuse of the painkiller oxycodone; Admission by Allen Roses, a senior executive at Glaxo-SmithKline, that more than 90 percent of drugs work only in 30 percent to 50 percent of patients; Death of anesthetist Dr. Pierre Limoges.


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