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Induced off-label drug prescribing. Shared responsability?


Martínez González Ca, Bravo Acuña Jb

aPediatra. CS Villablanca. Madrid. España.
bPediatra. CS El Greco. Getafe, Madrid. España.

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Martínez González C, Bravo Acuña J. Prescripción off-label inducida. Responsabilidad ¿compartida?. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2016;69:59-63.

Published in Internet: 30/03/2016


Although off-label prescribing is common practice among pediatricians, it is surprising how rarely it is carried out properly. Only two out of ten pediatricians complete all the steps necessary for the correct registration of off-label drug use in pediatric patients. 

It is necessary to know the basic concepts related to this practice, especially when it comes to induced prescribing, due to its ethical and legal connotations

Keywords: Ethics. Paediatrics. Primary Care. Induced prescribing. Off-label use.



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