National consumption of opioid and nonopioid analgesics in Croatia: 2007–2013

  title={National consumption of opioid and nonopioid analgesics in Croatia: 2007–2013},
  author={Darko Krni{\'c} and Andrea Anic-Matic and Svjetlana Do{\vs}enovi{\'c} and Pero Dragani{\'c} and Sasa Zezeli{\'c} and Livia Puljak},
  booktitle={Therapeutics and clinical risk management},
BACKGROUND The increased consumption of analgesics has been documented worldwide during the last 2 decades. The aim of the study was to examine the trends in opioid and nonopioid analgesic consumption in Croatia between 2007 and 2013. METHODS Data on opioid consumption were extracted from the database of the national authority. All opioid and nonopioid analgesics were included in the analysis. Data were presented as defined daily doses per 1,000 inhabitants per day. Adequacy of opioid… CONTINUE READING
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