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Can 28-day prescription prevent unintentional medication surplus with 30-day prescription?

Deepak Gupta, MD, Shushovan Chakrabortty, MD, PhD

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medication surplus, prescription, abuse prevention

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5055/jom.2017.0379

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