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Systematic review of factors affecting pharmaceutical expenditures

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  • Mousnad, Mohamed Awad
  • Shafie, Asrul Akmal
  • Ibrahim, Mohamed Izham

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To systematically identify the main factors contributing to the increase in pharmaceutical expenditures.

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  • Mousnad, Mohamed Awad & Shafie, Asrul Akmal & Ibrahim, Mohamed Izham, 2014. "Systematic review of factors affecting pharmaceutical expenditures," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 116(2), pages 137-146.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:116:y:2014:i:2:p:137-146
    DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2014.03.010
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    1. A. ConwayLenihan & S. Ahern & S. Moore & J. Cronin & N. Woods, 2016. "Factors influencing the variation in GMS prescribing expenditure in Ireland," Health Economics Review, Springer, vol. 6(1), pages 1-8, December.

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