Improving Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation through Pharmacist Prescribing

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Lead Investigators Dr. Roopinder Sandhu MD, MPH and Dr. Ross Tsuyuki BSc Pharm, PharmD,MSc Study Sponsor Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, Canadian Stroke Prevention Intervention Network (C-SPIN) & University of Alberta Hospital Foundation Central Coordinating Centre EPICORE/SPOR, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta Background Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a leading cause of stroke, accounting […]

Outcomes of Urinary Tract Infection Management by Pharmacists (RxOUTMAP)

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RxOUTMAP tracks and quantifies the impact of pharmacist management of patients with uncomplicated urinary tract infections. Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common infections that may be very unpleasant for patients and have the potential to lead to complications. They are also commonly misdiagnosed and treated inappropriately, resulting in unnecessary antimicrobial exposure and increased potential for […]

RxING Practice Tool

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Click HERE to access the RxING Practice Tool.   In 2013, the original RxING study, entitled “Pharmacist intervention for glycemic control in the community,” was the first to investigate independent prescribing by pharmacists for diabetes care. Pharmacists systemically identified patients with poor glycemic control, prescribed insulin, and provided intensive education and support to attain adherence. […]