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Ivor Ralph Edwards1 and Giampaolo Velo2
To get started it is worth looking at the ways in which “bureaucracy” is used. According to Google definitions bureaucracy has 4 meanings: System of government in which most of the important decisions are taken by state officials rather than by elected representatives; State or organization...

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Focus Farmacovigilanza 2016;93(3):7
Chronic renal failure represents nowadays one of the biggest public health issues worldwide: it is estimated that in Italy one person over seven people has a moderate impairment of the renal function, i.e. a halved renal functionality, or more than halved, in comparison with the norm.1 Chronic...

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Drugs & Pregnancy
Focus Farmacovigilanza 2016;92(1):9
EUROmediCAT – “Safety of medication use in pregnancy”, a project of the Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technical Development funded by the European Union in the period 2011-2015, experimented integrating “traditional” registers for congenital anomalies with other already existing...