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The Nordic countries as a cohort for pharmacoepidemiological research.
The Nordic countries have a long tradition of registry-based epidemiological research. Many population-based health registries were established in the 1960s, with use of unique personal identifiersExpand
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Psychotropic drug use among Icelandic children: a nationwide population-based study.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate psychotropic drug use among children in Iceland between 2003 and 2007. METHODS A nationwide population-based drug use study covering the totalExpand
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Drug Utilization Research: Methods and Applications
Drug Utilization Research (DUR) is an eclectic scientific discipline, integrating descriptive and analytical methods for the quantification, understanding and evaluation of the processes ofExpand
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Introduction to drug utilization research
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Multimethod research into policy changes in the pharmacy sector--the Nordic case.
This article aims to explain the nature of multimethod studies and to illustrate their role in pharmaceutical policy research. In the field of pharmaceutical policy research, methodological andExpand
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Drug‐related problems and pharmacy interventions in community practice
Objectives — (1) To document types and number of drug‐related problems identified by community pharmacy personnel in Sweden; (2) to determine relationships among the types and number of problemsExpand
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Factors influencing the detection rate of drug‐related problems in community pharmacy
This study analyzes relationships between the number of drug‐related problems detected in community pharmacy practice and the educational level and other characteristics of pharmacy personnel andExpand
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Self-reported medicine use among 11- to 15-year-old girls and boys in Denmark 1988 - 1998
Aims: To describe the self-reported medicine use for common health complaints among 11 - 15-year-olds in Denmark during a ten year period, 1988 - 1998. The paper focuses on medicine for headache,Expand
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A Population-Based Study of Stimulant Drug Treatment of ADHD and Academic Progress in Children
OBJECTIVE: We evaluated the hypothesis that later start of stimulant treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder adversely affects academic progress in mathematics and language arts amongExpand
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No struggle, no strength: how pharmacists lost their monopoly.
Research accounts of the struggle of professions to attain and maintain a monopoly, strategies of exclusion and usurpation, make for interesting and often exciting reading. The purpose of thisExpand
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