Covert pharmaceutical promotion in free medical journals
- A Piece of my Mind. Osman, Lorraine // South African Pharmaceutical Journal;2015, Vol. 82 Issue 6, p4
The author discusses the continuing professional development (CPD) in her job as consultant pharmacist. The author provides 7 list on the competence standards that are relevant in her job which includes manufacturing, organizing and controlling of pharmaceutical products, ensuring the use of...
- Searching For Answers: Proper Prescribing of Controlled Prescription Drugs. Brown, Martha E.; Swiggart, William H.; Dewey, Charlene M.; Ghulyan, Marine V. // Journal of Psychoactive Drugs;Jan-Mar2012, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p79
Prescription drug abuse is increasing at alarming rates in this country. Most often drugs are obtained through relatives or friends. An important step in addressing this problem is educating healthcare providers in the proper prescribing of scheduled drugs. Physicians and other healthcare...
- Simple steps could halve GP scrip errors within five years. Moberly, Tom // GP: General Practitioner;10/3/2012, p9
The article reports on the study which suggests that general practitioners (GP) prescribing errors could be halved in five years by introducing simple steps to eliminate mistake in Great Britain. Nottingham GP Professor Tony Avery outlines steps to reduce errors including clinical governance,...
- Rethinking the Use of Physicians as Hired Expert Lecturers. Avorn, Jerry // Annals of Internal Medicine;9/2/2014, Vol. 161 Issue 5, p363
The author discusses pharmaceutical firm Glaxo-SmithKline (GSK)'s decision to stop hiring physicians to lecture prescribers about its products as of 2014. The topics discussed include continuing education system for physicians, growing clinician skepticism of company-sponsored information, and...
- Postgraduate education in therapeutics: experience in Merseyside. Breckenridge, A.; Orme, M.; Serlin, M.J.; Davidson, A.S.; Lowe, J.F. // British Medical Journal;9/2/1978, Vol. 2 Issue 6138, p671
Focuses on the postgraduate education program in therapeutics in Merseyside, England. Basic medical principles taught in medical schools; Emphasis on the importance of rational drug prescribing; Encouragement of rational prescribing through knowledge of clinical pharmacology.
- Nine decades for the Fellowship of Postgraduate Medicine. Singer, Donald R.J. // Postgraduate Medical Journal;Jan2008, Vol. 84 Issue 987, p2
The author focuses on the Fellowship of Postgraduate Medicine (FPM). He provides a brief historical background of the organization and its objective of developing post-graduate programs in all fields of medicine. He also discusses the "Postgraduate Medical Journal," the organizations publication...
- Rules and Values: A Coordinated Regulatory and Educational Approach to the Public Health Crises of Chronic Pain and Addiction. Katzman, Joanna G.; Comerci, George D.; Landen, Michael; Loring, Larry; Jenkusky, Steven M.; Arora, Sanjeev; Kalishman, Summers; Marr, Lisa; Camarata, Chris; Duhigg, Daniel; Dillow, Jennifer; Koshkin, Eugene; Taylor, Denise E.; Geppert, Cynthia M. A. // American Journal of Public Health;Aug2014, Vol. 104 Issue 8, p1356
Chronic pain and opioid addiction are 2 pressing public health problems, and prescribing clinicians often lack the skills necessary to manage these conditions. Our study sought to address the benefits of a coalition of an academic medical center pain faculty and government agencies in addressing...
- Education: Revalidation - Collecting CPD learning credits. // GP: General Practitioner;9/30/2013, p14
Professor Rodger Charlton offers advice on collecting evidence to support CPD credits.
- Future proofing primary care. Treasure, Wilfrid // British Journal of General Practice;Oct2013, Vol. 63 Issue 615, p518
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the articles that emphasize the significance of educating general practitioners (GPs) and their teams as the best way of future proofing the healthcare system in Great Britain.