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The sole source vendor of EPINEPHrine 1 mg/mL X 30 mL vials is on backorder with no alternative vendors available. Further to this, the April 2019 expiry lot available has been recalled due to a potential for decreased efficacy.

The College develops practice standards and professional guidelines to assist physicians in meeting high standards of medical practice and conduct. The topics focus on specific issues that are relevant to the practice of medicine.

Northern Health is rolling out a new secure texting app called MicrobloggingMD (MBMD) to Physicians that enables sharing of confidential Patient information in a manner that is compliant with the privacy laws of BC and can also be used for consult requests.

Erythromycin 5 mg/g ophthalmic ointment 1 g and 3.5 g tubes is single source from Pharmascience who have indicated this week that the drug is on back order until at least the end of January 2019.

Vancomycin 500 mg and 1 g vials are on a national shortage and all vendors are unable to supply.

BC Children's Hospital Compass is a new service for providers who are supporting children and youth (up to 25) with mental health and substance use concerns across the province.  Compass connects community care providers to the information, advice and resources they need to provide appropriate an

BC Guidelines is pleased to announce the recently revised guideline: Thyroid Function Testing in the Diagnosis and Monitoring of Thyroid Function Disorder.

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