Including indications when writing prescriptions
- Privileging expands pharmacists' role. Traynor, Kate // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;5/1/2014, Vol. 71 Issue 9, p686
The article presents privileging programs in hospitals and health systems for clinical pharmacists. It discusses authority granted to clinical pharmacists to provide medication therapy services to expand the level of their practice in patient care. It mentions programs at the Johns Hopkins...
- Filling prescriptions: Conscience versus duty. Nelson, Anita L. // Contemporary OB/GYN;Aug2005, Vol. 50 Issue 8, p72
Presents insights on the spread of refusal clauses, also known as conscience clauses, which enable a pharmacist to refuse to fill prescriptions for drugs and thereby to veto a treatment decision made by a patient and the doctor. U.S. states that allow pharmacists to refuse prescriptions for...
- 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.
- SPENDING MORE TIME TALKING TO PHARMACISTS THAN TALKING TO PATIENTS? DR. MITCH JACKSON SHARES HINTS ON HOW TO HELP MINIMIZE CUMBERSOME CALLBACKS AND HELP ENSURE PATIENTS GET THE MEDICATION THEY WERE PRESCRIBED. JACKSON, MITCHELL A. // Ophthalmology Times;Dec2015 Supplement iTech, p6
The article discusses some of the points to touch when talking to patients about PROLENSA, a drug the author commonly prescribe after cataract surgery. These include explaining to the patients that PROLENSA is administered as a single drop, once daily, and that no substitution is allowed for the...
- Midwives get set to prescribe medications. // Australian Nursing & Midwifery Journal;Apr2014, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p46
The article profiles Australian midwife Daniel Evans, who is able to prescribe medication and order medical tests as a result of completing Griffith University's online course "Screening, Diagnostics, Pharmacology and Prescribing for Midwives program", and discusses Evans' views on midwives'...