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Pharmacy patron perspectives of community pharmacist administered influenza vaccinations
One approach to boost influenza vaccination coverage has been to expand immunization authority. In 2012, the province of Ontario gave community pharmacists the authority to administer the influenza vaccine.
Understanding the Relationship Between Pharmacists’ Implicit and Explicit Bias and Perceptions of Pharmacist Services Among Arab and Black Individuals
(University of Waterloo, 2019-11-27)
Background. Recent studies suggest that Health Care Professionals’ (HCPs) unconscious bias about race contributes to health care disparities. The objective of this research was to estimate unconscious racial bias among ...
Characterization of Bacteriophage λ Displaying Epidermal Growth Factor in the Uptake, Infiltration and Formation of HT29 Spheroids
(University of Waterloo, 2019-07-31)
Solid tumours are characterized by a complex structure comprised of extracellular matrix, neoplastic cells and stromal cells, each presenting a barrier to conventional anticancer chemotherapy as well as carrier-mediated ...
Physiologically-based pharmacokinetic model for ciprofloxacin in children with complicated urinary tract infection
In a recent multicenter population pharmacokinetic study of ciprofloxacin administered to children suffering from complicated urinary tract infection (cUTI), the apparent volume of distribution (V) and total plasma clearance ...
Network centrality analysis of eye-gaze data in autism spectrum disorder
Individuals suffering from autism spectrum disorder (ASD) exhibit impaired social communication, the manifestations of which include abnormal eye contact and gaze. In this study, we first seek to characterize the spatial ...
Multiscale models of kidney function and diseases
The kidney is a complex system whose function is the result of synergistic operations among a number of biological processes. The spatial and functional scales of those processes span a wide range. To interrogate kidney ...
Shades of gray in vaccine decision making: Understanding, exploring, and addressing the challenges of influenza vaccine hesitancy in Ontario community pharmacies
(University of Waterloo, 2019-12-19)
Background: Two-thirds of Canadian adults currently do not receive the annual influenza vaccine. Vaccine hesitancy (VH), the voluntary delay or refusal of vaccination services despite availability is a significant contributor ...
Development and Testing of a Framework for the Assessment of Health-Related Risks Among Travellers by Pharmacists in Ontario
(University of Waterloo, 2019-12-18)
As pharmacists move away from traditional dispensary roles and towards more clinical services, a therapeutic realm that pharmacists are exploring is travel medicine. However, travel medicine can be challenging to beginners ...
Cell Density-Dependent Changes in the Localization of the CD26 Protein in Colorectal Cancer Cells in Response to Flavonoid Treatment
(University of Waterloo, 2019-05-24)
Colorectal cancer is the 3rd most common cancer worldwide and this rate of incidence is largely attributable to lifestyle factors such as the diet. A group of plant secondary metabolites called flavonoids has been found ...
Health and Economic Impact of Treatment-based Strategies on Chronic Hepatitis B in Ontario
(University of Waterloo, 2019-08-23)
Background/Aim: The lives of about 257 million people in the world are being affected by chronic hepatitis B (CHB), and this contagious disease is gradually pushing them closer to the edge of death caused by cirrhosis and ...