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Last Modified: February 2016
RxFiles: an intersecting point for independent drug information, education, evidence based medicine, clinical experience, medication effectiveness, adverse events, NNTs, NNHs, critical appraisal, practical drug use pearls, and a friendly dynamic interactive clinical resource learning activity to promote best practice in drug therapy decision making. Serving physicians, pharmacists, nurse practitioners and other health professionals through academic detailing as well as our drug comparison charts book, iPad/iPhone app, android app, CFP journal case contributions and RxFiles online resources. Thank you to the many family physicians, specialists, pharmacists, and others throughout Canada and abroad who assist with development and review of our materials.
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