A systematic review of the literature comparing the practices of dispensing and non-dispensing doctors.

@article{Lim2009ASR,
  title={A systematic review of the literature comparing the practices of dispensing and non-dispensing doctors.},
  author={David B. L. Lim and Jon D Emery and Janice M. Lewis and Vivian Bruce Sunderland},
  journal={Health policy},
  year={2009},
  volume={92 1},
  pages={
          1-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Some doctors perform the dual roles of prescribing and dispensing pharmaceuticals. The dispensing doctors (DDs) role may give rise to prescribing behaviours that vary from those of non-DDs. The aim of this review was to systematically and comparatively appraise the research evidence related to the practices of DDs. METHODS A systematic search of bibliographic databases and reference lists from selected papers were the sources of the data. Inclusion criteria were papers published in… CONTINUE READING
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