Implementation of pharmacogenetic services into community pharmacy practice: Early Canadian experience
- At: 2016 FIP Congress in Buenos Aires (Argentina)
- Type: Poster
- By: PAPASTERGIOU, John (University of Toronto, Pharmacy, Toronto, Canada)
- Co-author(s): John Papastergiou:School of Pharmacy,University of Waterloo,Waterloo,Canada|Peter Tolios:Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy,University of Toronto,Toronto,Canada
The safety and efficacy of medications can vary significantly between patients as a result of genetic variability. As genomic screening becomes more widely available, pharmacists are ideally suited to utilize this tool to optimize therapy.
Community pharmacists at two sites underwent comprehensive training in pharmacogenetics. Eligible patients.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.