Term: End of life Prescription Drugs

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2005-11-24


Decedents' prescription drug use was derived from the Drug Program Information Network (DPIN) data. DPIN captures prescriptions under the provincial Pharmacare Program, the Nursing Home Drug Program, and the Department of Family Services Drug Benefits Program.

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  • Menec V, Lix L, Steinbach C, Ekuma O, Sirski M, Dahl M, Soodeen R. Patterns of Health Care Use and Cost at the End of Life. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2004. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)