Skip to Main Content

CPS Full Access (Database Instruction)

RRC Polytech students and faculty access only. CPS Full Access (formerly RxTx) is Canada's authoritative source for prescribing and managing drug therapy, providing online access to evidence-based, reliable Canadian drug, and therapeutic information

Compendium of Therapeutic Choices (CTC)

undefinedThe Compendium of Therapeutic Choices (CTC)​ is a compilation of practical clinical information written and peer-reviewed by Canadian physicians and pharmacists, covering more than 200 common medical conditions - from Acne to COVID-19 to Viral Rhinitis. Browse alphabetically or by body system.

Topics include

  • Goals of therapy
  • Prevention
  • Therapeutic choices (including pregnancy & breastfeeding
  • Drug tables
  • Suggested readings and resources.


This database is only accessible to current RRC Polytech Students and Faculty. 

Library staff cannot look up information on this database for non-college users.

Winnipeg residents can also access the RxTx Database at Winnipeg Public Library. RxTx has similar features, such as monographs and pill finders. More information can be found here

CPS Full Access is a subscription database published by the Canadian Pharmaceutical Association. If you are interested in a personal subscription, please contact the CPhA for more information. 

Therapeutic Choices (CTC)

There are two ways you can access the Therapeutic Choices documents:


  1. Browse the list of Therapeutic Choices documents by clicking Drugs/Conditions > Therapeutic Choices from the tabs at the top of the page
    More about browsing











  1. Search for a topic on the homepage and filter your search results to look for just ‘Therapeutic Choices’ document types.
    These document types are indicated by the Conditions logo as shown 













Example of CTC document.