October 2007
Pharmaceutical Representative;Oct2007, Vol. 37 Issue 10, p15
The article presents several reports published in various information resources. Researchers reviews errors found in the U.S. Pharmaceopiea's Medmarx national database between 2004 and 2006 caused by abbreviations of common terms indicated in physicians' prescription. Zinc contained in lozenges are found to be effective in reducing the severity or duration of symptoms. Another report suggests that five preventive services in the U.S. could save thousand lives each year.


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