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Please permit us to correct some misconceptions regarding the Physicians' Desk Reference (PDR) appearing in the article "Adverse Drug Effects, Compliance, and Initial Doses of Antihypertensive Drugs Recommended by the Joint National Committee vs the Physicians' Desk Reference," by Cohen in the March 26, 2001, issue of the ARCHIVES.1 The PDR is designed as a communication vehicle to deliver Food and Drug Administration–approved prescribing information from pharmaceutical manufacturers to physicians and other health care professionals.
Mehta M. PDR Provides Latest Food and Drug Administration–Approved Dosage Guidelines. Arch Intern Med. 2001;161(21):2622. doi: