Safe Therapeutic Economic Pharmaceutical Selection (STEPS): development, introduction and use in Northern Ireland

M. Scott, M. Timoney, J. Mairs, Grainne Crealey, I. Al Abaddi, R. Brenninkmeijer, R. Janknegt, James McElnay

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Abstract

A number of medicine selection methods have been used worldwide for formulary purposes. In Northern Ireland, integrated medicines management is being developed, and related projects have been carried out. This paper deals with the description of the STEPS (Safe Therapeutic Economic Pharmaceutical Selection) programme. The paper outlines the development of STEPS and its application as an element of a cost-effective medicines-management process in Northern Ireland.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S57-S63
Number of pages7
JournalExpert opinion on pharmacotherapy
Volume8
Issue numberSUPPL. 1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology (medical)
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

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