Good prescribing: better systems and prescribers needed

Maxwell, Simon
April 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/6/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 6, p540
Academic Journal
The article presents a reprint of the article "Good Prescribing: better systems and prescribers needed," by Simon Maxwell, which appeared in the April 2010 issue of "CMAJ." The author discusses the demands put on prescribers due to increased choice of available medicines. He cites research articles which entail that achieving improvements in prescribing behaviour is difficult and suggests that doctors should start their careers with a firm knowledge of clinical pharmacology.


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