Returned medicines in community pharmacies of Barcelona, Spain

@article{Coma2007ReturnedMI,
  title={Returned medicines in community pharmacies of Barcelona, Spain},
  author={Anna Coma and Pilar Modamio and Cecilia F Lastra and Marcel L. Bouvy and Eduardo L Mari{\~n}o},
  journal={Pharmacy World & Science},
  year={2007},
  volume={30},
  pages={272-277}
}
Objective To monitor the amount of unused drugs and the cost to the public health system. Setting A random sample of community pharmacies in Barcelona, Spain. Method The drugs were collected from 38 community pharmacies over a period of 7 consecutive working days (excluding Sundays). A questionnaire was designed to evaluate each returned medicine. The resulting data were analyzed and evaluated. Main outcome measure The number of drugs collected at the pharmacy, the characteristics of the… CONTINUE READING
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