[Surveillance study about the use actual of prescription drugs from the viewpoint of gender].

@article{Negishi2005SurveillanceSA,
  title={[Surveillance study about the use actual of prescription drugs from the viewpoint of gender].},
  author={Etsuko Negishi and Yuka Domon and Manami Ueda and Kyoko Kadowaki and K. Ueno},
  journal={Yakugaku zasshi : Journal of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan},
  year={2005},
  volume={125 10},
  pages={
          821-7
        }
}
In recent years, the concept of gender-specific medicine has become generalized in Japan. We need to understand gender differences in the pattern of use prescription drugs for the appropriate use of medications. We therefore investigated gender differences in the use of prescription drugs based on data form nine hospitals in Japan. The data were extracted from their drug ordering systems in the month from March 1 to 31, 2003. We analyzed the data from the viewpoints of sex and age. The… CONTINUE READING