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  1. Comparison of prescribing unit with index including both age and sex in assessing general practice prescribing costs.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective

    To examine and compare the prescribing unit and a new prescribing index adjusting for age and sex in assessing general practice prescribing.

    Design

    Analysis of all prescriptions issued to practices in one year.

    Use of data to derive a prescribing index adjusting for age and sex.

    Comparison of effect of prescribing unit and new index on relation between 80 practices' prescribing data and family health services authority average.

    Setting

    Newcastle and Gateshead Family Health Services Authorities.

    Two urban practices with eight doctors and combined list size of 16300 patients.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Economie santé, Homme, Age, Sexe, Médecin généraliste, Analyse coût, Prescription médicale, Angleterre, Grande Bretagne, Royaume Uni, Europe

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Health economy, Human, Age, Sex, General practitioner, Cost analysis, Medical prescription, England, Great britain, United Kingdom, Europe

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0359869

    Code Inist : 002B30A01B. Création : 199406.