Doctor Reacts to John Oliver | Last Week Tonight: Bias in Medicine
29
August

Doctor Reacts to John Oliver | Last Week Tonight: Bias in Medicine

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How to Read a Prescription Label
29
August

How to Read a Prescription Label

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Today we want to address that question that we’ve gotten from many parents with confusion about how to read your child’s prescription label. In fact, it can be very confusing because there are so many different elements on that prescription label and they all mean different things. What I have here for you today is […]


Ten Steps to Ensuring Prescription Safety
29
August

Ten Steps to Ensuring Prescription Safety

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[BLANK_AUDIO] [MUSIC] Pharmacists just don’t count pills and put them in a bottle. There’s a large number of safety steps that need to take place before a patient picks up their medication. [MUSIC] A member of our pharmacy team will ask you for information such as your name, your date of birth, and your phone […]


Carilion Clinic Medication Disposal Program
29
August

Carilion Clinic Medication Disposal Program

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I’m Karen McNew at Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital where we are getting great feedback from the community about our medication disposal program we started this in August of 2017 and in about six months we’ve been able to hand out about 500 of these drug kits to the community Tyler Lee our community health care […]


Tips for travelling with medication
29
August

Tips for travelling with medication

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According to the Ontario Pharmacists Association, up to half of all medication is taken incorrectly, and problems with medication account for one in seven emergency admissions for people over 65. Scott Walker is the director of pharmacy at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. He says remembering to take your medications can be hard, especially if you […]