TITLE

A prescription for better prescriptions

AUTHOR(S)
Woosley, Raymond L.
PUB. DATE
March 1994
SOURCE
Issues in Science & Technology;Spring94, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p59
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the dependency of physicians on drug companies as the primary source of information about pharmaceuticals. High cost of marketing; Bias scientific literature; Prescribing practices of physicians; Establishment of federally funded centers for education and research in therapeutics (CERTs); Neglected areas in which CERTs can sponsor clinical and basic research. INSET: The heart of the matter. (use of sodium channel blockers)..
ACCESSION #
9406221178

 

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