Notes from the Field Pharmacy Needs After a Natural Disaster — Puerto Rico September–October 2017
Lavery, A.M., Patel, A., Boehmer, T.K., et al. (2018). Notes from the Field: Pharmacy Needs After a Natural Disaster — Puerto Rico, September–October 2017. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. 67(13):402–403.
This report provides pharmaceutical-related data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico in 2017, such as the most prescribed drugs and the most common categories (cardiovascular, psychiatric, and analgesic). This information can help local pharmacists plan ahead and work with suppliers to ensure needs are met in the response and recovery phases.