Mobile apps for detecting falsified and substandard drugs: A systematic review

Feb 15, 2021 | Publications, Quality

The use of substandard and counterfeit medicines (SCM) leads to significant health and economic consequences, like treatment failure, rise of antimicrobial resistance, extra expenditures of individuals or households and serious adverse drug reactions including death. The objective of this systematic review was to search, identify and compare relevant available moblie applications (apps) for smartphones and tablets, which use could potentially affect clinical and public health outcomes.