Predicting medication costs and usage: expenditures in a juvenile detention facility.

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This retrospective study examined prescription medication records for 1 year in a county-funded juvenile detention facility. Findings show that 7% of the detained youths were prescribed psychotherapeutic agents, which accounted for approximately 83% of the annual medication budget. Of the 799 male and 227 female detained youths, 14% of the males and 27% of… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/1078345808330036

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@article{Tennyson2009PredictingMC, title={Predicting medication costs and usage: expenditures in a juvenile detention facility.}, author={Debra H Tennyson}, journal={Journal of correctional health care : the official journal of the National Commission on Correctional Health Care}, year={2009}, volume={15 2}, pages={98-104; quiz 159} }