One of the constants facing the individual who practices clinical medicine is the evaluation of the continuing flow of new pharmaceutical products. It is a formidable challenge to use the most up-to-date therapeutic agents judiciously and with proper monitoring. This commentary will discuss issues for the practitioner to consider when faced with the prospect of replacing an old drug with a new one. It will attempt to develop a framework to facilitate rational decision-making in this context.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|State||Published - Dec 1991|
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