Drug sales

July 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/19/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 2, p141
Academic Journal
Reports on the increase in the sale of patented drugs in Canada in 2004. Research and development spending according to patentees.


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