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Article
July 1962

AGAINST MAIL ORDER PRESCRIPTIONS

Author Affiliations

Editor American Professional Pharmacist 1447 Northern Boulevard Manhasset, N.Y.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1962;68(1):152. doi:10.1001/archopht.1962.00960030156033

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Abstract

To the Editor:  —Mail order prescriptions represent a mushrooming problem in connection with public health. A few of the dangers inherent in this type of operation include: Absence of the physician-pharmacist-patient relationship, difficulties in checking prescription files, delay in obtaining medication, and great costs involved in determining whether a mailed prescription was actually written by a physician.There is no substitute for the close physician-patient-pharmacist relationship—which operates for the benefit of the patient.

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