Utilization of analgesics from 1970 to 1978. Prescription patterns in the county of Jämtland and in Sweden as a whole.

Abstract

A comparative analysis of the usage of analgesics in the county of Jämtland and in Sweden 1970-78 has been carried out. An attempt was also made to map out the indications for prescribing such drugs. Both in Jämtland and in Sweden as a whole, analgesics sold over the counter accounted for more than half of the total usage. The same was true for fixed drug… (More)

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