Prescribing databases can be used to monitor trends in opioid analgesic prescribing in Australia

Hollingworth, Samanth A., Symons, Martyn, Khatun, Mohsina, Loveday, Bill, Ballantyne, Sue, Hall, Wayne and Najman, Jake (2012). Prescribing databases can be used to monitor trends in opioid analgesic prescribing in Australia. In: National Medicines Symposium 2012, Sydney, Australia, (). 24-25 May 2012.

Author Hollingworth, Samanth A.
Symons, Martyn
Khatun, Mohsina
Loveday, Bill
Ballantyne, Sue
Hall, Wayne
Najman, Jake
Title of paper Prescribing databases can be used to monitor trends in opioid analgesic prescribing in Australia
Conference name National Medicines Symposium 2012
Conference location Sydney, Australia
Conference dates 24-25 May 2012
Publication Year 2012
Sub-type Poster
Language eng
Formatted Abstract/Summary
Background
Increased use of prescription opioid analgesics in Australia in the last 20 years has been linked with increasing evidence of related problems. There are a number of data sources which collect information about the dispensed prescribing for opioid medications but little is known about the extent to which these data sources agree on levels of opioid prescribing.
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Institutional Status UQ

 
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Created: Mon, 27 Aug 2012, 16:21:10 EST by Samantha Hollingworth on behalf of School of Pharmacy