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EuroDURG: symposium on Drug Utilisation Research

21 August 2014

August 27-29 (2014) a scientific symposium on Drug Utilisation Research is organized in Groningen. The meeting is for researchers and policy makers from academia, healthcare and other organizations supporting rational use of drugs.

Key note lectures will be on methods to assess and improve medicine use, on prescribing quality indicators and on treatment decision making from the perspective of patients, health professionals and health policy personnel. Other topics include adherence to medicines, drug utilisation research informing health policy, drug use and pharmacovigilance, cross-national and within population comparisons of drug utilisation, validity of data sources and data linkage, and patient perspectives on rational drug use.

The symposium is organized by researchers from the research groups Pharmacotherapy and Pharmaceutical Care (GRIP) and Clinical pharmacy & pharmacology (UMCG).

For more information on the programme and participation see .

Last modified:21 August 2014 11.20 a.m.

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