International language for drug utilization research
The Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical (ATC) classification system and the Defined Daily Dose (DDD) as a measuring unit have become the gold standard for international drug utilization research.
The ATC/DDD system is a tool for exchanging and comparing data on drug use at international, national or local levels.
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Last updated: 2014-01-23