TITLE

Medicine by media: Did a critical television documentary affect the prescribing of cyproterone- estradiol (Diane-35)?

AUTHOR(S)
Mintzes, Barbara; Morgan, Steve; Bassett, Ken L.
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/22/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 11, p1313
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Analyzes the impact of a Canadian Broadcasting Corp. television documentary about the marketing of cyproterone-estradiol Diane-35 on the prescription of the drug. Factors that may influence prescribing behaviors; Key features of the documentary; Increase in the rate of treatment initiation with Diane-35 in 1998.
ACCESSION #
18805656

 

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