Drug Utilization Monitoring in the Clinical Hospital Center-Zagreb

  • Višnja Lovrek
  • Josip Čulig
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 45)


A fifteen-year period of experience in the monitoring of drug consumption and drug utilization in a clinical hospital is described. The drug classifications and the methods used in drug monitoring are explained. The drug utilization program was created in order to improve drug prescription and the possibilities of predicting drug consumption in the hospital.


Drug Consumption Clinical Hospital Hospital Pharmacy Define Daily Dose Drug Utilization 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Višnja Lovrek
    • 1
  • Josip Čulig
    • 2
  1. 1.Informatics DivisionClinical Hospital Center ZagrebZagreb, Šalata 2Yugoslavia
  2. 2.Department of Medicine RebroClinical Hospital Center ZagrebZagreb, Šalata 2Yugoslavia

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