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defined daily doses

Published guidelines by various regulatory authorities for dosage of drugs in which precision of dosage is important.
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Daily defined doses per 1 000 patient days (DDDs/1 000 pt days) is the metric used for most ABS programmes to track and benchmark institutions in terms of success or failure of an ABS.
Statin therapy was associated with a 33% reduction of any event among patients taking less than two daily defined doses and a 44% reduction among those taking two or more daily defined doses (RR 0.67 and 0.56, respectively, compared with patients who did not use statins).