TITLE

Samples work

AUTHOR(S)
Koroneos, George
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Pharmaceutical Representative;Oct2008, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the study published in the "Southern Medical Journal," by the Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in North Carolina which reveals that physicians are less likely to prescribe generic medication if they have equivalent drug samples in their closet. It notes that only 40% of physicians have prescribed generic drugs after samples are eliminated, a 28% rise compared with the previous, based on the university-affiliated facility using databases from in-house pharmacy.
ACCESSION #
34773784

 

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