Independent Pharmacist Prescribing in Canada

@article{Law2012IndependentPP,
  title={Independent Pharmacist Prescribing in Canada},
  author={M. Law and Tracey Ma and J. Fisher and I. Sketris},
  journal={Canadian Pharmacists Journal / Revue des Pharmaciens du Canada},
  year={2012},
  volume={145},
  pages={17 - 23.e1}
}
  • M. Law, Tracey Ma, +1 author I. Sketris
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Canadian Pharmacists Journal / Revue des Pharmaciens du Canada
  • Background: While pharmacists are trained in the selection and management of prescription medicines, traditionally their role in prescribing has been limited. In the past 5 years, many provinces have expanded the pharmacy scope of practice. However, there has been no previous systematic investigation and comparison of these policies. Methods: We performed a comprehensive policy review and comparison of pharmacist prescribing policies in Canadian provinces in August 2010. Our review focused on… CONTINUE READING

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