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Optimal prescribing and medication use in Canada

Ingrid S. Sketris

Optimal prescribing and medication use in Canada

challenges and opportunities

by Ingrid S. Sketris

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Published by Health Council of Canada in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drugs -- Prescribing -- Canada.,
  • Drug utilization -- Canada.,
  • Medication errors -- Canada -- Prevention.,
  • Pharmaceutical policy -- Canada.,
  • Pharmaceutical services -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIngrid Sketris, Ethel Langille Ingram, Heather Lummis.
    ContributionsLangille Ingram, Ethel, 1946-, Lummis, Heather.?UNAUTHORIZED, Health Council of Canada.
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination42 p.
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21191053M

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Optimal prescribing and medication use in Canada by Ingrid S. Sketris Download PDF EPUB FB2

OPTIMAL PRESCRIBING AND MEDICATION USE IN CANADA CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES MAY Ingrid Sketris, PharmD, MPA(HSA) Ethel Langille Ingram, MA Heather Lummis, BSc Pharm, MSc Faculty of Medicine and College of Pharmacy, Dalhousie University.

Get this from a library. Optimal prescribing and medication use in Canada: challenges and opportunities. [Ingrid S Sketris; Heather Lummis; Ethel Langille Ingram; Health Council of Canada.]. From research to patient, prescription drugs travel a long journey. The drug development, regulation, financing, prescribing and use system in Canada is very broad and includes both pre-marketing and post-marketing activities (Figure 1).

This paper focuses on specific aspects of the post-marketing phase: prescribing, medication use, and. identification, evaluation and promotion of Optimal Therapy in drug prescribing and use in Canada.

The recommendations reflect current medical, scientific, and economic knowledge and clinical practice in the Canadian healthcare system In these Terms of Reference, unless otherwise provided, the capitalized terms are defined. CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Production of this report has been made possible through a financial contribution from Health Canada.

This report is published by the Health Council of Canada acting within its sole authority and not under the control or supervision of Health Canada. The views expressed herein represent the views of the authors and do.

Optimal Use is a broad term that is used to help define the effective and efficient use of a health technology. The primary purpose of an Optimal Use project is to inform policy and practice decisions, as well as to encourage the appropriate use of health technologies by health care.

Inpersons in the United States younger than 65 purchased a mean of prescription drugs and those 65 or older purchased a mean of prescription drugs.1 With that level of prescribing.

Reviewing medications – and deprescribing when warranted – has strong and growing support among doctors, geriatricians, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals concerned with the over prescribing and overuse of drugs.

In Canada, the goals of the Canadian Deprescribing Network are to reduce prescriptions of inappropriate medications.

The care of older adults presents many challenges. This patient population is complex due to a combination of factors including, but not limited to, physiologic changes, comorbidities, polypharmacy, and increasing frailty.

In addition to this, few randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have included. provides accurate and independent information on more t prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines and natural products. This material is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Data sources include IBM Watson Micromedex (updated 10 Aug ), Cerner Multum™ (updated 3 Aug ), Wolters Kluwer™. Holistic medicine is a form of healing that considers the whole person -- body, mind, spirit, and emotions -- in the quest for optimal health and wellness. According to the holistic medicine.

The importation of prescription drugs for human use is strictly regulated and is only permitted by certain entities. Under Section C of the Food and Drug Regulations, the importation of Schedule F (prescription) drugs is restricted to a drug manufacturer, a registered pharmacist, a wholesale druggist, a practitioner or a resident of a.

The safety regulations regarding prescription drugs in the United States are overseen by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Prescription Drug Marketing Act of Currently, there is a battle being waged over the pricing of prescription drugs between Canada and The United States.

Answer your medical questions on prescription drugs, vitamins and Over the Counter medications. Find medical information, terminology and advice including side effects, drug interactions, user.

Distributing Drugs without a Prescription (e.g. Drug Samples) When providing drugs to patients without a formal prescription 20 (e.g. drug samples), physicians must continue to meet all of the relevant requirements that apply to prescribing and dispensing drugs genera including those related to patient assessment, documentation, and.

Drug Formulary Managers' Use Of Step Therapy Can Lead To Sub-Optimal Outcomes. patient access to prescription drugs, the regulatory framework for drug development and reimbursement, and ethics. concurrent use of 5 or more medications (including both prescription and nonprescription products) by a single individual Polypharmacy exists when the theoretical benefits of multiple medications is outweighed by the negative effects of the sheer number of medications.3,5 Polypharmacy is not solely about the number of medications used, but.

* A recent letter from the DEA dated May 2, allows the pharmacist to add the DEA number to a prescription after confirmation with the prescriber. Items that may NOT be added to a C-II prescription are: Prescriber name, Drug name, Date of issuance, and; Patient name.

Do not erase, use white-out, or mark-out anything on a C-II prescription. drug therapy decisions. Prescribing by pharmacists should complement care provided by other health professionals. w Pharmacists are medication experts and play a significant role in the prescribing and monitoring of medication to ensure safe and optimal use.

Search the Drug Product Database (DPD) to find drugs authorized for sale by Health Canada. The DPD is updated nightly and includes: availability of the drug in Canada ; product monograph (PM) for human drugs ; labels for animal drugs; Generic drug manufacturers must update their PM to ensure it aligns with the Canadian Reference Product.

This offer was followed by the USP Safe Medication Use Expert Committee authorizing an advisory panel to determine an optimal prescription label content and format in order to promote safe medication use by critically reviewing factors that promote or distract from patient understanding of prescription instructions and to create universal.Too many therapeutic options and inappropriate prescribing.

Suboptimal prescribing by Canadian physicians might be partially related to the large number of available therapeutic agents, as clinicians have trouble learning about thousands of medications.

10, 11 Overall, 37% of older Canadian primary care patients receive at least 1 potentially inappropriate medication. 12 A total of 17% of.The topmost drug (generic and brand name) prescribed by the doctors all over Canada, their cost and total expenditure from the patient's point of view.

It will also help the Pharmaceutical manufacturers and business analysts. We can get an idea about which groups of drugs are mostly prescribed and also the pattern of diseases in Canada.