Current trend for the misuse and abuse of medicines globally
- At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
- Type: Presentation
- By: GRINDROD, Kelly (University of Waterloo, Canada)
In this session, Dr. Grindrod will review the trends for common drugs of abuse worldwide. In particular, she will focus on the opioid crisis in North America, reviewing the overall impact of the crisis, the populations affected, and the strategies that are being used to minimize harm. She will share the Canadian experience of having pharmacists.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.