The burden on Canadian pharmacists from drug shortages
- At: 2005 FIP Congress in Cairo (Egypt)
- Type: Poster
- 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)
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%) The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.