Doctors and patients should sign prescriptions

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7163.951 (Published 03 October 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:951
  1. Joe Collie, Reader and consultant in clinical pharmacology.,
  2. Sean Hilton, Professor of general practice.
  1. St George's Hospital Medical School, London SW17 0RE

    EDITOR—Patients often fail to adhere to prescribed drug regimens, and efforts to improve compliance have not had sustained success.1 2 A …

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