Trends in dispensing of strong opiods to the working population of Belgium and Norway (2008-2013)

Last updated on 23-8-2019 by Anonymous (niet gecontroleerd)

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The consumption of opioid analgesics has significantly increased in the western world. Belgium and Norway have quite similar regulations concerning the prescription of opioids, but health care is organized in a different way. The aim of this study was to describe the trends (2008-2013) in pharmacy dispensing of strong opioid analgesics to the working population aged 20 to 64 years.

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