Pharmacist review changed more repeat prescriptions for elderly patients than did usual general practice review
- More active role for community pharmacists. Dillner, Luisa // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);3/14/92, Vol. 304 Issue 6828, p661
Focuses on the role of pharmacists on the community in the Great Britain. Capability of pharmacists in dispensing repeat prescriptions; Advantages of the program; Creation of a formalized schemes.
- Over the counter Tamiflu "workable" in NZ. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;2/5/2011, Issue 621, p9
The article discusses research on pharmacists in New Zealand backing off-prescription availability of oseltamivir, which references the study "Is Non-Prescription Oseltamivir Availability Under Strict Criteria Workable? A Qualitative Study in New Zealand," by N. Gauld et al, published in the...
- Paper prescriptions are quickly becoming a thing of the past. Lowery, Mark // Drug Topics;Sep2014, Vol. 158 Issue 9, p21
The article reports on the increasing use of electronic prescriptions over paper prescriptions by pharmacists in the U.S.
- Cost-cutting is working to R.Ph.s' advantage in Ohio. Zwillich, Todd // Drug Topics;4/21/2003, Vol. 147 Issue 8, p64
Reports on the program of the pharmacists in Ohio. Benefits of the program for pharmacists; Increase in the prescription costs; Number of states with budget proposals.
- R.Ph. should take active role in formulary management. Fleming Jr., Harris // Drug Topics;5/15/2000, Vol. 144 Issue 10, p62
Encourages registered pharmacists to take active role in formulary management. Discussions on pharmacy expenditures; Comments from Bonnie Kirschenbaum, executive vice president of R&D Laboratories; Factors in determining the viability of the formulary.
- Manitoba pharmacists get conscience clause. Stewart, Jane // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/08/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 3, p320
Discusses the decision of the Manitoba Pharmaceutical Association to allow pharmacists to refuse to fill a prescription if they object to it on moral or religious grounds. Moral dilemma faced by pro-life pharmacists when asked to fill prescriptions for the morning-after-pill; Provision of the...
- Do patients follow a Green Prescription? Ryan, Patricia // Research Review (International Council on Active Aging);Jan2013, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p2
The article reports on the Green Presciption Program in New Zealand in which physicians can include in their prescriptions to 65 years and older patients advice of physical activity as part of the health management program.
- Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in the Community-Dwelling Elderly. Zhan, Chunliu; Sangl, Judith; Bierman, Arlene S.; Miller, Marlene R.; Friedman, Bruce; Wickizer, Steve W.; Meyer, Gregg S. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;12/12/2001, Vol. 286 Issue 22, p2823
Reports on a study to determine the prevalence of potentially inappropriate medication use in community-dwelling elderly persons and to examine risk factors for inappropriate medication use. Design; Setting; Participants; Main outcome measures; Results; Conclusion that inappropriate medication...
- Pharmacists seek `conscience clause.' // Off Our Backs;Jul98, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p5
Reports on the passage of a state law in South Dakota which gives pharmacists the right to refuse to fill prescriptions that conflict with their moral or religious beliefs, according to an article in the May 24, 1998 edition of `The Arizona Republic.' Reasons the law was passed; Arguments of...