Inside Maine's Medicine Cabinet: Findings From the Drug Enforcement Administration's Medication Take-Back Events.

@article{Stewart2015InsideMM,
  title={Inside Maine's Medicine Cabinet: Findings From the Drug Enforcement Administration's Medication Take-Back Events.},
  author={Heather Christine Stewart and Alexandra Malinowski and Leslie A Ochs and Jeanie Jaramillo and Kenneth L. McCall and Meghan Sullivan},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2015},
  volume={105 1},
  pages={
          e65-e71
        }
}
Objectives. We evaluated the quantity and type of medications obtained in unused-medications return programs and the proportion of medication waste. Methods. We analyzed data collected in 11 Maine cities in 2011 to 2013 during 6 Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) national medication take-back events. Pharmacy doctoral student volunteers collected data under the supervision of law enforcement, independent of the DEA. Data entry into the Pharmaceutical Collection Monitoring System, through its… CONTINUE READING
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