This study aimed to shed light on the potential unintended consequences of the current financing arrangement for prescription drugs in Ontario. The results provide some evidence that the relatively small user charges in Ontario affect individuals’ behaviours.
This study assess information quality provided by pharmaceutical sales representatives to family physicians in Montreal, Vancouver, Sacramento and Toulouse. In all sites, physicians were rarely informed about serious adverse events.
The authors of this study systematically review the application STOPP/START criteria, one set of screening tools that may aid the identification of potentially inappropriate prescribing among older adults.