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Economics, Pharmaceutical

"Economics, Pharmaceutical" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Economic aspects of the fields of pharmacy and pharmacology as they apply to the development and study of medical economics in rational drug therapy and the impact of pharmaceuticals on the cost of medical care. Pharmaceutical economics also includes the economic considerations of the pharmaceutical care delivery system and in drug prescribing, particularly of cost-benefit values. (From J Res Pharm Econ 1989;1(1); PharmacoEcon 1992;1(1))


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Economics, Pharmaceutical" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Economics, Pharmaceutical" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 60 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2003 and 2012 and 2017
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