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Balanced prescribing - principles and challenges.

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Balanced prescribing is a process that recommends a medicine appropriate to the patient's condition and, within the limits created by the uncertainty that attends therapeutic decisions, a dosage regimen that optimizes the balance of benefit to harm. The essential steps in achieving this are (a) careful attention to the history, examination, and investigation of the patient's condition and drug therapy, (b) accurate diagnosis, (c) detailed attention to prescribing the dosage regimen in the lig...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Journal:
British journal of clinical pharmacology More from this journal
Volume:
74
Issue:
4
Pages:
566-572
Publication date:
2012-10-01
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EISSN:
1365-2125
ISSN:
0306-5251
Language:
English
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pubs:352787
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pubs:352787
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352787
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2013-11-17

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