- How to spot and handle fake Rxs. Spera, Bob // Drug Topics;8/6/2007, Vol. 151 Issue 15, p52
The article discusses the author's experiences in spotting and handling fake prescriptions. He discussed different tactics used by people who present forged prescriptions and indications of forged, altered and illegally reproduced prescriptions. He also shared some of his experiences in handling...
- Patient information for prescriptions. // American Family Physician;1/1/1995, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p253
Presents information taken from the August 1994 issue of the `Australian Family Physician' on the type of medication information for patients. Name of the medication; Purpose and benefit; Dosage instructions; Instruction on missed medications; Management of side effects and problems.
- Cost-effective prescribing. Markham, Dr Julia // GP: General Practitioner;5/20/2002, p61
Focuses on the importance of paying attention on doctor's prescription on medicine. Quantity of medicine needed; Reaction of the body to the medicine; Relevance of proper medication.
- Patients getting e-prescriptions more likely to get them filled. Slabodkin, Greg // Healthdatamanagement.com;10/28/2016, p2
The article reviews a study published in "JAMA Dermatology" which found that patients are more likely to pick up and fill their medications if they are given prescriptions in electronic format rather than traditional paper scripts.
- THE OTHER DOCTOR. Bach, Mette // Outlook: Columbus;Feb2012, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p27
The author narrates her personal experience on how she was given prescriptions by the doctor whom had conducted a physical examination on her.
- How consumer ads have affected prescribing patterns. Rose, Joan R. // Medical Economics;06/23/97, Vol. 74 Issue 13, p30
Looks at the effect of direct-to-consumer advertisements for prescription drugs on the doctor-patient relationship. Results of a poll on doctors, by Scott-Levin company.
- Doctors Want Patients' Rx Sign-off. // Executive Health's Good Health Report;
Reports on the recommendation by two British doctors that patients should sign medical prescriptions together with the doctor. Higher accountability of patient.
- FOLLOWING DOCTOR'S ORDERS? // Consumers' Research Magazine;May2000, Vol. 83 Issue 5, p7
Deals with the noncompliance of patients to their original prescriptions in the United States. Cost of such noncompliance; Contribution of doctors to the problem.
- Small proportion of prescriptions are abandoned. // Ophthalmology Times;Jan2011, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p35
The article reports on the findings of a survey, which states that prescription abandonment accounts for a small proportion of drug non-adherence in prescriptions with higher co-payments while those delivered electrically are more likely to be abandoned.