TITLE

Stanford Researchers Develop Methods for Analyzing Off-label Drug Use

PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
News India Times;3/7/2014, Vol. 45 Issue 10, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the development of a group of researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine, led by Nigam Shah, of methods to extract and sort information about off-label drug uses from electronic medical records.
ACCESSION #
99798214

 

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