Closing the Evidence Gap Doctors, pharmacists, naturopaths, nurses, and other health professionals are able to write prescriptions within a regulatory framework identified by their professional organizations. All these bodies have remarkably similar approaches to prescribing as one might expect. They are based on recommendations set out...

Schizophrenia is a severe, chronic mental health condition characterized by a variety of psychological and psychotic symptoms. Some of these symptoms may include hallucinations, delusions, disordered thinking and changes in behavior. People with schizophrenia may have difficulty distinguishing their own thoughts and ideas from reality....

TreatGx is an evidence-based medication decision support system that provides personalized prescribing options for the management of common conditions. TreatGx logic trees include: 1. status of the condition being treated 2. previous non-pharmacological and pharmacological treatment(s) 3. current non-pharmacological and pharmacological treatment(s) 4. other diagnoses 5. pharmacogenetics 6. renal and hepatic function 7....

PharmGKB is a publicly available internet research tool that provides information about how genetic variation among individuals contributes to differences in reactions to drugs. Developed by Stanford University and funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), PharmGKB is the largest pharmacogenetic database. The information in...