Abstract:OBJECTIVE: To describe the relationship between the prescribing physician, lawyer and pharmaceutical industry in lawsuits against the state.
METHODS:Retrospective descriptive study based on data from administrative fi les, relating to lawsuits involving medicine demands, in the State of Minas Gerais, from October 1999 to October 2009. The variables studied were: gender, age, benefi ciaries' illness, type of medical care (public or private), prescriber, type of legal representation and requested medication. A d… Show more
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