Evaluating a restrictive formulary system by assessing nonformulary-drug requests.

@article{Green1985EvaluatingAR,
  title={Evaluating a restrictive formulary system by assessing nonformulary-drug requests.},
  author={Jamie A. Green and Anti Chawla and P H Fong},
  journal={American journal of hospital pharmacy},
  year={1985},
  volume={42 7},
  pages={1537-41}
}
Nonformulary-drug requests were used to evaluate a restrictive formulary system in a large university hospital, and a telephone survey of eight similar hospitals was conducted to assess the restrictiveness of their formulary systems. Nonformulary-drug requests were evaluated by two drug information pharmacists over a 12-month period (January-December 1984) to assess the frequency with which nonformulary items were ordered, the costs associated with the procurement of nonformulary drug products… CONTINUE READING