Do we need to follow medication use-by dates?

Nissen, Lisa (2013) Do we need to follow medication use-by dates? In The Explainer : From De`ja` Vu to Why the Sky is Blue and Other Conundrums. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Victoria, pp. 22-23.

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Abstract

"It’s late in the night. And after a long day at work, you have a splitting headache. You rattle around in the bottom drawer of the bathroom vanity to find a packet of paracetamol tablets you know are hiding there. Phew, relief is at hand! Then you turn the packet over and discover that the crumpled box of pills actually expired two years ago..."--http://theconversation.com/explainer-do-we-need-to-follow-medication-use-by-dates-4329

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ID Code: 67296
Item Type: Book Chapter
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ISBN: 9781486300501
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PHARMACOLOGY AND PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES (111500) > Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (111502)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Clinical Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 CSIRO Publishing
Deposited On: 13 Feb 2014 03:53
Last Modified: 17 Feb 2014 03:15

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