Prescription Drugs

Known as: prescription drug 
Drugs that cannot be sold legally without a prescription.

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2011
Highly Cited
2011
In 2008, the number of poisoning deaths exceeded the number of motor vehicle traffic deaths and was the leading cause of injury… (More)
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2011
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2011
OBJECTIVE Drug overdoses resulting from the abuse of prescription opioid analgesics and other controlled substances have… (More)
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2010
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2010
KEY FINDINGS Over the last 10 years, the percentage of Americans who took at least one prescription drug in the past month… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
In 1998 the medical costs of obesity were estimated to be as high as $78.5 billion, with roughly half financed by Medicare and… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
CONTEXT Use and abuse of prescription narcotic analgesics have increased dramatically in the United States since 1990. The effect… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVE Prescription drug diversion involves the unlawful channeling of regulated pharmaceuticals from legal sources to the… (More)
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2006
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2006
BACKGROUND Health literacy has increasingly been viewed as a patient safety issue and may contribute to medication errors… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
CONTEXT Rising costs of medications and inequities in access have sparked calls for drug policy reform in the United States and… (More)
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2001
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2001
BACKGROUND More elderly patients affected by severe and chronic diseases are treated in primary care. Reports on the use of… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Several managerial mechanisms have been used by managed care organizations to affect prescription drug utilization and related… (More)
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