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  • Impact of pharmacists as immunizers on vaccination rates: a systematic review and meta-analysis 

    Published version: Isenor JE, Edwards NT, Alia TA, Slayter KL, McNeil SA, MacDougall D, Bowles SK. Impact of pharmacists as immunizers on vaccination rates: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Vaccine. 2016; 34: 5708-23. doi:10.1016/j.vaccine.2016.08.085
    Background: Underutilization of vaccination programs remains a significant public health concern. Pharmacists serve as educators, facilitators, and in some jurisdictions, as administrators of vaccines. Though pharmacists ...
  • Formation of a Collaborative Interprofessional Primary Healthcare Deprescribing Research Team in Nova Scotia 

    Whelan AM, , Kennie-Kaulbach N, Isenor JE Martin-Misener R, Burge F, Burgess S, Kits O, Reeve E, Salsbury LE, Cormier R, Bai I, MacLean H, Helwig M. Formation of a collaborative interprofessional primary health care deprescribing research team in Nova Scotia. 2019 Association of Faculties of Pharmacy of Canada/Canadian Pharmacy Education and Research Conference. Edmonton, AB, June 12 to 13, 2019; Primary Healthcare Research Day in Halifax NS. June17, 2019. (Presenters: AM Whelan, N Kennie-Kaulbach)
    Study objective: To describe the development of a collaborative interprofessional primary health care deprescribing research team in Nova Scotia. Methods: Initiated by two College of Pharmacy faculty members, a core ...
  • Key Priorities to Implement Deprescribing in Primary Health Care in Nova Scotia: Results from the Deprescribing in Primary Health Care in Nova Scotia Knowledge Exchange Event (June 20, 2019) 

    Isenor JE, Kennie-Kaulbach N, Kehoe S, Bai I, Reeve E, Whelan AM, Burgess S, Kits O, Burge F, Martin-Misener R, Helwig M, Sampalli T (OPTx Team). Key Priorities to Implement Deprescribing in Primary Health Care in Nova Scotia: Results from the Deprescribing in Primary Health Care in Nova Scotia Knowledge Exchange Event (June 20, 2019). Final Report. Halifax (NS). 2020 03 03. 46 p.
    Inappropriate medication use and polypharmacy are associated with increased adverse drug reactions, hospitalizations and mortality. Deprescribing has been found to decrease the use of medications and medication costs and ...