Locating prescriptions in pharmacy databases

Smith, Mark W.; Shuo Chen; Siroka, Andrew M.
July 2010
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;7/15/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 14, p1152
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the search process for prescription records in pharmacy databases in the U.S. It notes that prescription records are used in different management and research studies. Data gathering and search and editing approach implementation are necessary in a complete search for these records within a specific medication class. Moreover, the National Drug Codes (NDCs) can be researched through the Internet, narrowing medical error detection.


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