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prescription only medicine

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

(POM)

a legal category of drugs that can only be dispensed with a prescription.

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prescription only medicine

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

(POM)

a legal category of drugs that can only be dispensed with a prescription.

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prescription only medicine n.

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 18 words.

a legal category of drugs that can only be dispensed with a prescription.

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prescription only medicine n.

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 18 words.

a legal category of drugs that can only be dispensed with a prescription.

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prescription only medicine n.

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 18 words.

a legal category of drugs that can only be dispensed with a prescription.

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From prescription-only to over-the-counter medicines (‘PoM to P’): time for an intermediate category

Jeffrey K. Aronson.

in British Medical Bulletin

June 2009; p ublished online May 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 2210 words.

Background

Increasing numbers of medicines are being made available over the counter in the UK, by purchase in a pharmacy or from other less well-regulated...

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Reclassification of medicines

Adrian Kilcoyne, Daniel O’Connor and Phil Ambery.

in Pharmaceutical Medicine

May 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Statistics and Methodology. 709 words.

Overview - Switching from prescription-only to pharmacy medicines - Switching from pharmacy medicines to general sales list

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Product lifecycle management

Adrian Kilcoyne, Daniel O’Connor and Phil Ambery.

in Pharmaceutical Medicine

May 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Statistics and Methodology. 547 words.

Overview - Pre-phase III - Post-phase III - Decision to withdraw/reduce promotional spend - Fixed dose combination products - Decision to move prescription-only medicine to pharmacy medicine or...

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Sales practices of patent medicine sellers in Nigeria

M U ADIKWU.

in Health Policy and Planning

June 1996; p ublished online June 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.

A survey was carried out among patent medicine dealers to evaluate their practices that militate against laws governing prescriptions-only medicines in Nigeria. Questionnaires were...

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Restrictions on import of drugs for personal use within the European single market

Mia M. Mäkinen, Päivi T. Rautava and Jari J. Forsström.

in The European Journal of Public Health

December 2002; p ublished online December 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 0 words.

Background: The European Union (EU) has harmonized legislation on pharmaceutical products to implement the single market in this field. European consumers are offered with high...

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Antibiotic stewardship—more education and regulation not more availability?

Matthew S. Dryden, Jonathan Cooke and Peter Davey.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

November 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 3045 words.

Antibiotics are overused across the world by prescription, self-medication or over the counter (OTC) availability. In the UK, the agenda to increase patient choice has stimulated a move...

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Prescription for the People

Fran Quigley.

November 2017; p ublished online September 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Medical Anthropology. 260 pages.

Millions of people around the world face a real problem: their desperate need for affordable medicines clashes with the core business model of the powerful pharmaceutical industry. In...

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Evaluating the implementation of RxNorm in ambulatory electronic prescriptions

Ajit A Dhavle, Stacy Ward-Charlerie, Michael T Rupp, John Kilbourne, Vishal P Amin and Joshua Ruiz.

in Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association

April 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Statistics and Methodology; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Biomathematics and Statistics. 5796 words.

Objective RxNorm is a standardized drug nomenclature maintained by the National Library of Medicine that has been recommended as an alternative to the National Drug Code (NDC)...

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Use of community pharmacies: a population-based survey

Helen Boardman, Martyn Lewis, Peter Croft, Paul Trinder and Giri Rajaratnam.

in Journal of Public Health

September 2005; p ublished online May 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 5349 words.

Background Community pharmacies are widely used in the UK, but the services they provide are changing, with pharmacists expected to take on wider roles and responsibilities....

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The Language of Pain and Addiction

Michael M. Miller.

in The American Society of Addiction Medicine Handbook on Pain and Addiction

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Addiction Medicine; Psychiatry. 4251 words.

The language employed in managing coexisting pain and addiction affects the management itself. Clinicians working with such patients may not realize that the two disorders share a...

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Repeat prescriptions of guideline-based secondary prevention medication in patients with type 2 diabetes and previous myocardial infarction in Dutch primary care

Marise J Kasteleyn, Aryan Wezendonk, Rimke C Vos, Mattijs E Numans, Hanneke Jansen and Guy E H M Rutten.

in Family Practice

December 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Primary Care. 3777 words.

Background.

Secondary prevention is efficient in reducing morbidity and mortality after a myocardial infarction (MI). However, both short-term and long-term...

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Caregivers’ Understanding of Pediatric Medication in Central Malawi

Eriko Sasaki and Yasuhiko Kamiya.

in Journal of Tropical Pediatrics

February 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Paediatrics. 2084 words.

Objective: To investigate caregivers’ understanding of prescriptions of antibiotics and antimalarials for children in Malawi.

Method: A cross-sectional...

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Homeopathy in France in 2011–2012 according to reimbursements in the French national health insurance database (SNIIRAM)

Michel Piolot, Jean-Paul Fagot, Sébastien Rivière, Anne Fagot-Campagna, Gonzague Debeugny, Patrice Couzigou and François Alla.

in Family Practice

August 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Primary Care. 3456 words.

Background.

The use of homeopathic medicine is poorly described and the frequency of combined allopathic and homeopathic prescriptions is unknown.

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Reasons for non-guideline-based antibiotic prescriptions for acute otitis media in The Netherlands

Roger AMJ Damoiseaux, Ruut A de Melker, Marieke JE Ausems and Frank AM van Balen.

in Family Practice

February 1999; p ublished online February 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Primary Care. 2373 words.

Background. Appropriate use of antibiotics is a major issue in today's medicine. The increasing worldwide bacterial resistance to antimicrobial agents is forcing us to...

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Why and How to Make an International Crime of Medicine Counterfeiting

Amir Attaran, Roger Bate and Megan Kendall.

in Journal of International Criminal Justice

May 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law. 13631 words.

The article explores why — when the counterfeiting of medicines is so prevalent, hard to detect and quietly dangerous or fatal — it remains totally unaddressed and therefore legal in...

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Prescription of antimicrobial agents to elderly people in relation to the type of infection

TIINA LEISTEVUO, RAIMO ISOAHO, TIMO KLAUKKA, SIRKKA-LIISA KIVELÄ and PENTTI HUOVINEN.

in Age and Ageing

September 1997; p ublished online September 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 0 words.

Objective: to describe how frequently antimicrobial agents are prescribed for elderly people and to examine the prescribing practice of treating physicians.

Design: for each of the...

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