Changes in guidance for prescription of controlled drugs

Baverstock, A. C.; Finlay, F.; Lenton, S.
December 2006
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Dec2006, Vol. 91 Issue 12, p1043
Academic Journal
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article about the implications of the changes to the prescribing policy and guidelines of dispensing of controlled drugs published in the previous issue.


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