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  1. References used in a Drug Information Centre.

    Article - En anglais

    The literature sources used in 461 consecutive problem-oriented questions submitted during 1993 to a Drug Information Centre were reviewed retrospectively.

    Journals were the most frequently used literature source (36% of all quotations).

    Commonly used medical and clinical pharmacology journals, together with standard textbooks, provided the necessary information to solve more than 50% of drug information requests.

    Most questions could be answered by including the complementary use of the question/answer database Drugline.

    Drug information access is important for the improvement of rational use of drugs.

    According to the present study, this activity is possible with a fairly limited number of sources.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Centre information, Médicament, Référence bibliographique, Littérature, Source information

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Information center, Drug, Bibliographic reference, Literature, Information source

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 96-0004467

    Code Inist : 002B30A04D. Création : 01/03/1996.