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Table 4 Non-APD prescriptions issued on the occasion of medical healthcare resource use

From: Medical healthcare use in Parkinson's disease: survey in a cohort of ambulatory patients in Italy

ATC (first level) ER admissions Specialist visits GP visits
A – alimentary tract and metabolism 2 (2) 3 (2) 9 (7)
B – blood and blood forming organs 5 (5) 2 (2) =
C – cardiovascular system 6 (6) = 5 (5)
D – dermatologicals 2 (2) = 1 (1)
G – genitourinary system and sex hormones 4 (3) = 1 (1)
H – systemic hormonal preparations, excluding sex hormones 2 (2) = =
J – general antiinfectives for systemic use 6 (5) 4 (4) 7 (6)
L – antineoplastic and immunomodulating agents = 3 (3) =
M – musculo-skeletal system 6 (5) 5 (4) 7 (5)
N – nervous system = 1 (1) 5 (5)
P – antiparasitic products, insecticides and repellents = = =
R – respiratory system 2 (1) = 5 (4)
S – sensory organs 2 (2) = 2 (1)
V – various 1 (1) 1 (1) =
Other 4 (4) = 1 (1)
Total 41 (37) 15 (13) 43 (36)
  1. Data expressed as number of prescriptions and as number of patients (in parentheses).