[Prescription of generic drugs in general practice. Results of a survey of general practitioners].

@article{SimmenrothNayda2006PrescriptionOG,
  title={[Prescription of generic drugs in general practice. Results of a survey of general practitioners].},
  author={Anne Simmenroth-Nayda and Eva Hummers-Pradier and Thomas Ledig and Rolf Jansen and Wilhelm Niebling and Lise M. Bjerre and Michael M. Kochen and Wolfgang Himmel},
  journal={Medizinische Klinik},
  year={2006},
  volume={101 9},
  pages={705-10}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Switching brand-name drugs to generics is reasonable and desired for economic reasons. Few data exist about problems, if any, during the switching in general practice. In this survey, the view of general practitioners (GPs) should be ascertained. METHODS GPs in five counties in the German federal states Thüringen and Baden-Württemberg, who took part in a study on generic drug prescribing, were asked to complete a questionnaire about experiences and attitudes toward… CONTINUE READING