Improving Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation through Pharmacist Prescribing: PIAAF

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Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 […]

Outcomes of Diabetes Management by Pharmacists: 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. As […]

Pharmacist CVD Intervention For Patients With Inflammatory Arthritis: RxIALTA

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Click HERE to access the RxIALTA study. Background Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide and in Canada accounting for nearly one third of the total deaths in both instances. The majority of CVD cases are caused by modifiable risk factors such as tobacco use, obesity, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, […]