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The burden on Canadian pharmacists from drug shortages

  • In: Community Pharmacy Section - Poster Session
  • At: Cairo (Egypt) (2005)
  • Type: Poster
  • Poster code: CPS-P-024
  • By: MEEK, Warren (Dutch Village Pharmacy Ltd., Halifax, Canada)
  • Co-author(s): Poston (Canadian Pharmacists Ass'n, Ottawa, Canada)
    Woodend (Canadian Pharmacists Ass'n, Ottawa, Canada)
    Weir (Canadian Pharmacists Ass'n, Ottawa, Canada)
  • Abstract:

    AIM: This study examined the extent of drug shortages at the community pharmacy level and the implications of shortages for Canadian pharmacists and their patients.
    Method: Surveys and tracking sheets were faxed to 1000 Canadian community pharmacists stratified by province and region.
    Results: Two hundred and eighteen (21.8%) and 155 (15.5%)


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