Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs
"Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Programs, usually run by state governments, that require pharmacists to collect and distribute data on the prescription and dispensation of CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES. They are intended to prevent the abuse of such substances by the patient, or their transfer to recreational users and drug dealers.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs" by people in Profiles.
Watson CJ, Ganetsky M, Burke RC, Dizitzer Y, Leventhal EL, Boyle KL. Impact of a Mandatory Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Check on Emergency Department Opioid Prescribing Rates. J Med Toxicol. 2021 07; 17(3):265-270.
Burke LG, Zhou X, Boyle KL, Orav EJ, Bernson D, Hood ME, Land T, Bharel M, Frakt AB. Trends in opioid use disorder and overdose among opioid-naive individuals receiving an opioid prescription in Massachusetts from 2011 to 2014. Addiction. 2020 03; 115(3):493-504.
Virani S, Aoun EG, Torres F, Genova N, Brainch N, Gomes CA, Ahmed S, Hurley B, Bazzi L. Decoding New York State's Prescription Monitoring Program. Psychiatr Serv. 2018 09 01; 69(9):956-958.