TITLE

Drug shortage registry under discussion

AUTHOR(S)
Eggertson, Laura
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/12/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 10, pE637
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the initiative of the Canadian Pharmacists Association to create a national reporting system that would monitor drug shortages in Canada. It states that the Canadian Pharmacists Association is negotiating with the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) to develop drug shortage reporting system. It indicates that recent shortages of cancer drugs, antibiotics, anesthetics, and antinausea medications have led to the proposed development of national registry.
ACCESSION #
64614450

 

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