Watch out for pharmacy rage

Plagakis, Jim
November 1999
Drug Topics;11/15/99, Vol. 143 Issue 22, p38
Trade Publication
Cites several sources of pharmacy rage. Refill rage; Impatience rage; Insurance rage; Price rage; Pill rage.


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