Clinico-pharmacological needs


Provision of information about a medicine shortage (e.g. likely duration and potential alternative therapies) assists the management of patient care in cases of medicines shortage by enabling more effective contingency planning and communication between healthcare professionals and patients/carers.


Information and Effectiveness of substituting

In case of central procurement, for example for all hospitals in one country, decision makers should take into account informations regarding medicines shortages from manufacturers, wholesalers, national medicines agency, EMA and healthcare institutions.
(Vujic Aleksic)

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