Independent pharmacist prescribing in Canada.

@article{Law2012IndependentPP,
  title={Independent pharmacist prescribing in Canada.},
  author={Michael R Law and Tracey Ma and Judith Fisher and Ingrid S Sketris},
  journal={Canadian pharmacists journal : CPJ = Revue des pharmaciens du Canada : RPC},
  year={2012},
  volume={145 1},
  pages={17-23.e1}
}
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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