Medicine And Books

Prescribing in General Practice

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: (Published 20 April 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:1046
  1. Colin P Bradley

    Ed Conrad Harris Radcliffe, £15, pp 191 ISBN 1 85775 042 X

    Prescribing in general practice is no longer just about which drugs to use for which indications. It is also about people, money, information, legal and administrative systems, the assurance of quality, the science of drug development, and a host of other issues which Prescribing in General Practice sets out to cover. The relevant people include doctors, managers, pharmacists, health authority professional advisers, the government, and, of course, patients. In recent years prescribing has ceased to be a private matter between doctor and patient, …

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