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Price Comparison of Commonly Prescribed Pharmaceuticals in Alberta 2013
The ACFP is pleased to share with you the first annual Price Comparison of Commonly Prescribed Pharmaceuticals in Alberta document. Authored by Dr. Mike Kolber, Tony Nickonchuk, and Jayson Lee. The document identifies generic products (generally cheaper) from brand name products, a 90 day cost for standard doses (unless otherwise noted), and Alberta Blue Cross and Indian Affairs coverage. The document is grouped by medication class and then ordered by cost. Please read the introduction for further explanation and specifically how the costs were calculated. While this document is not exhaustive, it contains many medications potentially used by office based primary care providers.
CFPC Committee on Ethics Issues Handbook
Teaching and Practisng Ethics in Family Medicine - What is the best approach for teaching ethics? Understanding that no single teaching methodology will fit well for all teachers in all settings, the Committee on Ethics developed Ethics in Family Medicine: Faculty Handbook to provide faculty with a hands-on “how-to” approach. Use this practical guide when developing or reviewing curricula for teaching ethics and professionalism, and for training new faculty members.
The SIMARD MD - A New Screening for Identification of Cognitively Impaired Drivers
The SIMARD MD
(an acronym for S
creen for the I
dentification of Cognitively Impaired M
rivers, A Modification of the DemTect) is a valid and reliable screening tool for the identification of cognitively impaired medically at-risk drivers.
For more information on the SIMARD MD and to access the tool and short videos on scoring and administration, please visit http://www.mard.ualberta.ca/Home/SIMARD/index.cfm