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World Health Organization : Report on a European Syposium Convened by the Regional Office for Europe Pts Ida, No. 74.2: International Drug Abstracts ; May 1974

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Title: World Health Organization : Report on a European Syposium Convened by the Regional Office for Europe Pts Ida, No. 74.2: International Drug Abstracts ; May 1974  
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Organization, W. H. (n.d.). World Health Organization : Report on a European Syposium Convened by the Regional Office for Europe Pts Ida, No. 74.2. Retrieved from http://cn.ebooklibrary.org/


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I . GENERAL TOPICS I.. MISIISI:: OF DRUGS ACT (L971) - MISUSE OF DRUGS REGU1,ATIONS (1973) (Abstracted from l l r i t i s h Medi,cal Journal, 12 January 1974, pp.70-75) Under these titles, two a r t i c l e s authored by nr D.A. Cahal present a comprehensive roview nnrl oxplanntion of t h e provisions of these important l e g i s l a t i v e t e x t s on regulation of drugs l i ahle Cu misuse. 2. -IkARL V CLINICAL DRUG EVALUATION UNITS REPORTS (Psyr;hopharmacoloyy D u l l e t i n , Vol.9, Nu.4 October 1973, p.67 - United S t a t e s of America) During the past year, Early C l i n i c a l Drug Evaluation Units have been recording t h e i r study ciato nn a s e t of computer. o p t i c a l scan forms. These forms, e s p e c i a l l y t r e a t e d f o r the ECDNW, inoludo a p a t i e n t ' s h3,storical background, a record if dosage r f l e i v e d , s i d e e f f e c t s t h a t mu have urrod, and s i x r a t i n g s c a l e s f o r scoring changes in symptoms of behaviour. Tho data have tloen analyzed by t h e Hiomctric 1.aboratory of The George Washington University, Kensj.ngLon, Md. J r l orldition to the standard s t a t i s t i c a l a n a l y s i s , a n a r r a t i v e summary describing the atudy has Leon generated by the computer, d i r e c t l y from the d a t a . These summaries only c o n s t i t u t e an ear:ly sr~iiroc of informa1:lon about a given drug e f e c t . No i n t e r p r e t a t i o n s are given, and tho summaries da not represenr the f i n a l conclusions of the study; nor are they meant to replace more formal publication of rho study by the i n v e s t i g a t o r . These summaries are published rogularly i.n r:he n u l l e t i n wi'th the permission of thc i n v e s t i g a t o r s .

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1. Misuse of drugs a c t (1971) - Misuse of drugs regulations (1973) . . . .. . ... . 2 2. Early c l i n i c a l drug evaluation unite reports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 3. Canada - f i n a l report of Coulmiasion of Inquiry i n t o non-medical use of drugs issued . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 4. New package i n s e r t guido set ............................................. 3 5. Reorganization: Doison control program remains in Food and Drug Admini s t r a t i o n ......................................................... 3 6. Proposed guidelines f o r c l i n i c a l research i n humans in the United S t a t e s .. 3 7 , Formation of a new bureau by the Food and Drug Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . d 8, nrug manufacturing f a c i l i t i e s controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 9. Drug-induced a p l a s t i c anemia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 10. Drugs in breast milk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 11. REPORTS ON INDIVIDUAL DRUGS 1. Conference an actinomycins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 2. FDA approves CEA assay k i t f o r cancer management, dingnosie .............. 6 3. Rubidium: s a f e t y and p o t e n t i a l as an antidepressant ..................... 7 6, 1I General conditions f o r OTC druga . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 7 Naproxen and g a s t r o i n t e s t i n a l haemmorhage .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 8. Planning combined therapy - the i n t e r a c t i o n of experimental and c l i n i c a l s t u d i e s (cancer) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 ...,. . , , ... 9. Aspirin warning cards: change of policy ................................. 9 ~ ' - 10. Phenacetin ............................................................... 10 11. New vaccine against spinal meningitis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 12. Vinyl chloride as an ingrcdienz of drug and cosmetic aerosol products .... 11 13. Prevention of a l l e r g i c reactions to p e n i c i l l i n i n Poland .......,......... 11 111. MISCELLANEOUS 1. European Pharmacopoeia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 2. Some coming events ...................................................... 1,1 3. $150 000 award for c l i n i c a l pharmacology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 1. 1973 publications (The National Drugs Advisory Board, Dublin, Ireland) . . . 12 WHO ITEMS 5. Procedure for t h e s e l e c t i o n of recommended International Nongroprietary Names f o r Pharmaceutical Substances .................................... 12 1 - 6. L i s t 31 of Proposed International Nonproprietary Names (INN) ............. 14 7. Transferable drug resistance in salmonella i n South and Central America .. 14 8. Medicines ............................................................. 14 I 9 . Drug treatment in i n t e s t i n a l helminthiases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 I 10. Indonesia o f f i c i a l l y declared f r e e of smallpox . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

 
 



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