Nov/Dec 2016 Issue — Explore Articles

By Dorothy Li, B.Sc. (Pharm.), R.Ph., CSPI, Drug and Poison Information Pharmacist, BC Drug and Poison Information Centre Reviewed by Christopher DeWitt, MD, FACMT

 

Colchicine is approved in Canada for gout (acute and prophylaxis)…

Recently discharged from the hospital, a patient stumbled into the Lumby IDA Pharmacy. As pharmacist Judy Phillips sat him down, she discovered burns on his scalp from being electrocuted. Titanium plates in his skull from a motorcycle accident many years ago had transferred the current through…

Joe Gallagher is Coast Salish, of Tla'Amin First Nation ancestry and serves as CEO of the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA). Over the past decade, Gallagher was a lead negotiator in the successful transfer of federal health services to First…