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Do accident and emergency patients collect their prescribed medication?
  1. C P Freeman,
  2. H R Guly

    Abstract

    One month's prescriptions from an accident and emergency department were examined. Of these 16% were found not to have been dispensed by the chemist. The commonest drugs prescribed were antibiotics (60%) and analgesics (22%). Most age groups were guilty of failing to collect drugs--primary non-compliance.

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