Study of the drug prescribing in Macedonia

Angelovska, Bistra and Petrova, Guenka (2002) Study of the drug prescribing in Macedonia. Фармация, том XLIX кн. 1-4/ 2002, XLIX (1-4/ 2). pp. 200-204. ISSN 0428-0296

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Abstract

The goal of the study is to analyse the drug prescribing patterns in Macedonia and their relevance to the morbidity patterns. There were collected 603 common and 656 reimbursable prescriptions on four country areas - Skopje, Ohrid, Prilep and Bitola. Collected prescriptions are systematized according to the ATC groups, INN of the prescribed drugs. The study shows that the prescribing and morbidity patterns are similar only in case of gastrointestinal problems. It is recommended to introduce policy of different levels of prescribing especially for antibiotics in order to rationalize drug usage in the country.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: prescriptions, drug/standards, drug utilization / statistics and numerical data
Subjects: Social Sciences > Economics and business
Medical and Health Sciences > Health sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Bistra Angelovska
Date Deposited: 12 Feb 2013 11:39
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2014 12:34
URI: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/5556

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