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Evaluation of medical prescriptions and off-label use on board ships to improve healthcare quality.

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Summary of "Evaluation of medical prescriptions and off-label use on board ships to improve healthcare quality."

This study analyzed the appropriateness of drug therapies prescribed for a particular category of patients: the seafarers. We investigated an important problem of this area: the off-label use of drugs, which resulted to be a consequence of major shortcomings in the on-board pharmacies of ships. The off-label use of drugs is allowed, but can lead to some not negligible ethical and health problems, compromising the quality of provided healthcare.

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Name: European review for medical and pharmacological sciences
ISSN: 2284-0729
Pages: 4392-4400

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