Ines Krass

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sydney
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Detection and care of familial hypercholesterolaemia in the community: is there a role for the pharmacist?
    Ines Krass
    Faulty of Pharmacy A15, University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW, 2006, Australia
    Int J Clin Pharm 34:501-5. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Using alternative methodologies for evaluating patient medication leaflets
    Ines Krass
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Camperdown, 2006, NSW, Sydney, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 47:29-35. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint The Pharmacy Diabetes Care Program: assessment of a community pharmacy diabetes service model in Australia
    I Krass
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Sydney University, NSW, Australia
    Diabet Med 24:677-83. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Measuring patient satisfaction with diabetes disease state management services in community pharmacy
    Ines Krass
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Building A15, University of Sydney, Science Road, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Res Social Adm Pharm 5:31-9. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact on medication use and adherence of Australian pharmacists' diabetes care services
    Ines Krass
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 45:33-40. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Pharmacy diabetes care program: analysis of two screening methods for undiagnosed type 2 diabetes in Australian community pharmacy
    I Krass
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Sydney University, NSW 2006, Australia
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 75:339-47. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Management of warfarin in atrial fibrillation: views of health professionals, older patients and their carers
    Beata V Bajorek
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 186:175-80. 2007
  8. doi request reprint An evaluation of a community pharmacy-based rural asthma management service
    Bandana Saini
    Pharmacy Practice Research, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 16:100-8. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Feasibility and effectiveness of an evidence-based asthma service in Australian community pharmacies: a pragmatic cluster randomized trial
    Carol L Armour
    Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Asthma 50:302-9. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Asthma disease management-Australian pharmacists' interventions improve patients' asthma knowledge and this is sustained
    Bandana Saini
    Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 83:295-302. 2011

Detail Information

Publications56

  1. doi request reprint Detection and care of familial hypercholesterolaemia in the community: is there a role for the pharmacist?
    Ines Krass
    Faulty of Pharmacy A15, University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW, 2006, Australia
    Int J Clin Pharm 34:501-5. 2012
    ..We briefly review these and comment on the potential role of pharmacists in case detection, point-of-care testing and pharmacotherapy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Using alternative methodologies for evaluating patient medication leaflets
    Ines Krass
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Camperdown, 2006, NSW, Sydney, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 47:29-35. 2002
    ..In conclusion, we confirmed the importance of design characteristics in the production of written medication information and have also developed and validated two easy-to-use tools for the assessment of written medication information...
  3. ncbi request reprint The Pharmacy Diabetes Care Program: assessment of a community pharmacy diabetes service model in Australia
    I Krass
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Sydney University, NSW, Australia
    Diabet Med 24:677-83. 2007
    ..To assess the impact of a community pharmacy diabetes service model on patient outcomes in Type 2 diabetes...
  4. doi request reprint Measuring patient satisfaction with diabetes disease state management services in community pharmacy
    Ines Krass
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Building A15, University of Sydney, Science Road, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Res Social Adm Pharm 5:31-9. 2009
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact on medication use and adherence of Australian pharmacists' diabetes care services
    Ines Krass
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 45:33-40. 2005
    ..To assess the effect of a specialized service implemented in community pharmacies for patients with type 2 diabetes on medication use and medication-related problems...
  6. ncbi request reprint Pharmacy diabetes care program: analysis of two screening methods for undiagnosed type 2 diabetes in Australian community pharmacy
    I Krass
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Sydney University, NSW 2006, Australia
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 75:339-47. 2007
    ..To compare the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of two methods of screening for undiagnosed type 2 diabetes in Australian community pharmacy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Management of warfarin in atrial fibrillation: views of health professionals, older patients and their carers
    Beata V Bajorek
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 186:175-80. 2007
    ..To identify the views of health professionals, patients and their carers on strategies to improve the use and management of warfarin in older patients with atrial fibrillation...
  8. doi request reprint An evaluation of a community pharmacy-based rural asthma management service
    Bandana Saini
    Pharmacy Practice Research, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 16:100-8. 2008
    ..To compare the effect of a pharmacist-delivered rural asthma management service (RAMS) on health outcomes for people with asthma in a rural/regional area with 'standard care' delivered through community pharmacies...
  9. doi request reprint Feasibility and effectiveness of an evidence-based asthma service in Australian community pharmacies: a pragmatic cluster randomized trial
    Carol L Armour
    Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Asthma 50:302-9. 2013
    ..To test the feasibility, effectiveness, and sustainability of a pharmacy asthma service in primary care...
  10. doi request reprint Asthma disease management-Australian pharmacists' interventions improve patients' asthma knowledge and this is sustained
    Bandana Saini
    Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 83:295-302. 2011
    ..To ascertain patients' perceptions about any changes in their knowledge...
  11. pmc Pharmacy students' approaches to learning in an Australian university
    Lorraine Smith
    Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, Australia
    Am J Pharm Educ 71:120. 2007
    ..To investigate how pharmacy students' approaches to learning change over the duration of a bachelor of pharmacy degree program...
  12. doi request reprint Sleep disorders screening, sleep health awareness, and patient follow-up by community pharmacists in Australia
    Joanne M Fuller
    The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 83:325-35. 2011
    ..Community pharmacies are well placed to deliver education and counseling to improve sleep health...
  13. doi request reprint Weight management in community pharmacy: what do the experts think?
    Irene S Um
    Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Int J Clin Pharm 35:447-54. 2013
    ..We sought experts' and key stakeholders' opinions on this matter...
  14. pmc Community pharmacist attitudes towards collaboration with general practitioners: development and validation of a measure and a model
    Connie Van
    Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:320. 2012
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Diabetes Medication Assistance Service: the pharmacist's role in supporting patient self-management of type 2 diabetes (T2DM) in Australia
    Bernadette Mitchell
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 83:288-94. 2011
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Development and initial validation of the Pharmacist Frequency of Interprofessional Collaboration Instrument (FICI-P) in primary care
    Connie Van
    The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Res Social Adm Pharm 8:397-407. 2012
    ..Existing validated measures of pharmacist-physician collaboration focus on measuring attitudes toward collaboration and do not measure frequency of collaborative interactions...
  17. ncbi request reprint Innovative asthma health promotion by rural community pharmacists: a feasibility study
    Vicky Kritikos
    Pharmacy Practice Research, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Health Promot J Austr 16:69-73. 2005
    ..Asthma awareness in a rural community and the involvement of the community pharmacist in proactive health promotion...
  18. ncbi request reprint Implementation and evaluation of Australian pharmacists' diabetes care services
    Carol L Armour
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 44:455-66. 2004
    ..To implement and evaluate a specialized service for type 2 diabetes mellitus in the community pharmacy...
  19. pmc Pharmacy Asthma Care Program (PACP) improves outcomes for patients in the community
    Carol Armour
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Building A15, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Thorax 62:496-502. 2007
    ..The impact of the Pharmacy Asthma Care Program (PACP) on asthma control was assessed using a multi-site randomised intervention versus control repeated measures study design...
  20. ncbi request reprint Warfarin use in the elderly: the nurses' perspective
    Beata V Bajorek
    University of Sydney, Research Associate, Clinical Pharmacology and Aged Care and Rehabilitation, Royal North Shore Hospital, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust J Adv Nurs 23:19-25. 2006
    ..To explore the barriers to warfarin use from the perspective of nurses working in aged care...
  21. doi request reprint The contribution of goal specificity to goal achievement in collaborative goal setting for the management of asthma
    Lorraine Smith
    Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia Electronic address
    Res Social Adm Pharm 9:918-29. 2013
    ..Although goal setting is commonly integrated into disease state management interventions, the nature of goals, and their contribution to goal attainment and health outcomes are not well understood...
  22. doi request reprint Development of a Computerised Antithrombotic Risk Assessment Tool (CARAT) to optimise therapy in older persons with atrial fibrillation
    Beata V Bajorek
    Graduate School of Pharmacy, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Australas J Ageing 31:102-9. 2012
    ..To develop and evaluate a novel Computerised Antithrombotic Risk Assessment Tool (CARAT) to aid clinicians' decision making regarding the risk-benefit of antithrombotic therapy in older patients...
  23. doi request reprint Characterizing specialized compounding in community pharmacies
    Jennifer Anne Giam
    Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, Pharmacy Building A15, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Res Social Adm Pharm 8:240-52. 2012
    ..Compounding is now increasingly offered by community pharmacies as a specialized service, and there are calls for regulatory and practice standard changes. However, the characteristics of specialized compounding are not well understood...
  24. doi request reprint A community pharmacist delivered adherence support service for dyslipidaemia
    Parisa Aslani
    Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Eur J Public Health 21:567-72. 2011
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the impact of a community pharmacist-delivered adherence support service on patients' adherence and total cholesterol levels...
  25. doi request reprint Using the community pharmacy to identify patients at risk of poor asthma control and factors which contribute to this poor control
    Carol L Armour
    Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Asthma 48:914-22. 2011
    ..This results in poor asthma control, poor quality of life, and significant morbidity...
  26. doi request reprint The development of a sleep disorder screening program in Australian community pharmacies
    Adam Tran
    Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia
    Pharm World Sci 31:473-80. 2009
    ..To develop, pilot and determine the feasibility of a sleep-specific screening and awareness program in community pharmacies...
  27. doi request reprint How do Australian metropolitan and rural pharmacists counsel consumers with prescriptions?
    Hanni Prihhastuti Puspitasari
    Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Pharm World Sci 31:394-405. 2009
    ..To investigate and compare counselling provided by community pharmacists in Australian metropolitan and rural pharmacies...
  28. pmc Best practices assessment to guide curricular change in a bachelor of pharmacy program
    Greg Ryan
    Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Am J Pharm Educ 73:12. 2009
    ..To identify best practices in global pharmacy education and curriculum design as the basis for decisions about major curriculum change in an existing 4-year bachelor of pharmacy curriculum...
  29. ncbi request reprint Treating asthma with a self-management model of illness behaviour in an Australian community pharmacy setting
    Lorraine Smith
    The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 64:1501-11. 2007
    ..The results also indicate the capacity for the effective delivery of such an intervention by pharmacists in Australian community pharmacy settings...
  30. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of written medicine information: validation of the Consumer Information Rating Form
    Michelle M Koo
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Ann Pharmacother 41:951-6. 2007
    ..Its validity and reliability have yet to be established in a larger sample of consumers who are on chronic therapy in different settings...
  31. ncbi request reprint Rural community pharmacy: a feasible site for a health promotion and screening service for cardiovascular risk factors
    Fleur Hourihan
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 11:28-35. 2003
    ..Since this new service was able to identify, educate and refer people at risk of cardiovascular disease in a rural community, we recommend a broader adoption through rural pharmacies...
  32. doi request reprint Managing obesity in pharmacy: the Australian experience
    Irene S I Um
    Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, N508, Pharmacy and Bank Building A15, Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia
    Pharm World Sci 32:711-20. 2010
    ..To explore pharmacists' opinions about the provision of weight management services in community pharmacy and their attitudes towards the establishment of an accredited training course in weight management in pharmacy...
  33. pmc An educational intervention to train community pharmacists in providing specialized asthma care
    Bandana Saini
    Camperdown Campus, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, NSW 2006 Australia
    Am J Pharm Educ 70:118. 2006
    ..The development, implementation, and evaluation of an educational intervention to facilitate specialized asthma care provision by community pharmacists...
  34. doi request reprint Development and validation of the GP frequency of interprofessional collaboration instrument (FICI-GP) in primary care
    Connie Van
    Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, Australia
    J Interprof Care 26:297-304. 2012
    ..The refined 10-item FICI-GP was shown to have good internal consistency, criterion validity and fit to the Rasch model...
  35. ncbi request reprint Patient characteristics influencing evaluation of written medicine information: lessons for patient education
    Michelle M Koo
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Ann Pharmacother 39:1434-40. 2005
    ..Despite the wealth of information on many aspects of WMI, there is a paucity of studies examining how patient characteristics influence use and evaluation of WMI...
  36. doi request reprint Community pharmacy compounding-impact on professional status
    Jennifer Anne Giam
    Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, Pharmacy Building A15, Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia
    Int J Clin Pharm 33:177-82. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the contribution of extemporaneous compounding to the professional status of pharmacists in community practice...
  37. pmc Pharmacy students' approaches to learning in undergraduate and graduate entry programs
    Lorraine Smith
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Am J Pharm Educ 74:106. 2010
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Development and validation of a measure and a model of general practitioner attitudes toward collaboration with pharmacists
    Connie Van
    Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia Electronic address
    Res Social Adm Pharm 9:688-99. 2013
    ..However, little is known about GP attitudes toward collaborating with their pharmacist counterparts and variables that influence this interprofessional collaboration...
  39. ncbi request reprint Development, implementation, and evaluation of a community pharmacy-based asthma care model
    Bandana Saini
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Ann Pharmacother 38:1954-60. 2004
    ..Various programs have shown the benefits of a pharmacist-led asthma care program; however, no such programs have previously been evaluated in Australia...
  40. pmc Undergraduate and postgraduate pharmacy students' perceptions of plagiarism and academic honesty
    Greg Ryan
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Australia
    Am J Pharm Educ 73:105. 2009
    ..To assess undergraduate and postgraduate pharmacy students' perceptions of plagiarism and academic honesty...
  41. doi request reprint A review of counseling practices on prescription medicines in community pharmacies
    Hanni Prihhastuti Puspitasari
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Building A15, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Res Social Adm Pharm 5:197-210. 2009
    ..Previous reviews of research into pharmacists' counseling practices on prescription medicines have primarily focused on activities at a national level. None have adopted an international perspective...
  42. doi request reprint Undergraduate pharmacy students' perceptions of research in general and attitudes towards pharmacy practice research
    Vicky S Kritikos
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Int J Pharm Pract 21:192-201. 2013
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Multiprofessional interventions to improve patient adherence to cardiovascular medications
    Sarab M Mansoor
    The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther 18:19-30. 2013
    ..Interventions delivered by multiple health care professionals (HCPs) may have an impact on improving adherence to medications in patients with chronic conditions, although the evidence to support this is still limited...
  44. doi request reprint Professional ethics in pharmacy practice: developing a psychometric measure of moral reasoning
    Betty Bouad Chaar
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW, 2006, Australia
    Pharm World Sci 31:439-49. 2009
    ..To develop and validate a psychometric measure of cognitive moral development in professional ethics in pharmacy...
  45. ncbi request reprint The validity and reliability of two asthma knowledge questionnaires
    Vicky Kritikos
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Asthma 42:795-801. 2005
    ..This study aimed to develop and validate two asthma knowledge questionnaires, one for consumers (CQ) and one for health care professionals (HQ) to fill an existing gap in the literature...
  46. ncbi request reprint Enhancing patient education about medicines: factors influencing reading and seeking of written medicine information
    Michelle Koo
    Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Health Expect 9:174-87. 2006
    ..To investigate the influence of patient factors on patients' reading and seeking of written medicine information (WMI)...
  47. doi request reprint General practitioner-pharmacist interactions in professional pharmacy services
    Connie Van
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Interprof Care 25:366-72. 2011
    ..Attention to these environmental factors as well as the more established interactional and practitioner determinants will improve collaboration in PPS...
  48. doi request reprint Pharmacists' attitudes and perceived barriers to provision of adherence support in Australia
    Sarab M Mansoor
    Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, Building A15, Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia
    Int J Clin Pharm 36:136-44. 2014
    ..However, the majority of pharmacists believed that it is their role to promote patients adherence. Time pressures for both pharmacists and patients were perceived to be a major barrier. ..
  49. doi request reprint Australian community pharmacists' awareness and practice in supporting secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease
    Hanni Prihhastuti Puspitasari
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Building A15, Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia
    Int J Clin Pharm 35:1218-28. 2013
    ..The extent of pharmacists' involvement in offering disease management appears to be influenced by their beliefs regarding what is required within their scope of practice. ..
  50. doi request reprint Specialized compounding in community pharmacies: organizational perspective
    Jennifer Ann Giam
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 50:354-61. 2010
    ..To compare Australian pharmacies that did and did not provide a specialized or enhanced compounding service using a framework based on organization theory...
  51. ncbi request reprint Optimizing the use of antithrombotic therapy for atrial fibrillation in older people: a pharmacist-led multidisciplinary intervention
    Beata V Bajorek
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1912-20. 2005
    ..The hypothesis that there would be an increase in the proportion of patients receiving antithrombotic therapy at discharge was tested...
  52. doi request reprint It's for your benefit: exploring patients' opinions about the inclusion of textual and numerical benefit information in medicine leaflets
    Kim Hamrosi
    Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Int J Pharm Pract 21:216-25. 2013
    ..To explore consumers' beliefs and preferences for benefit information in medicine leaflets and examine their understanding and reaction to treatment benefits...
  53. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing consumer use of written drug information
    Michelle M Koo
    Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, Sydney NSW, Australia
    Ann Pharmacother 37:259-67. 2003
    ..To provide an overview of the use and impact of written drug information (WDI) on consumers, and to review the literature on the factors influencing the use of WDI by consumers...
  54. ncbi request reprint Pharmaceutical care in Denmark: perceived importance of medicine-related problems and participation in postgraduate training
    Charlotte Rossing
    Department of Social Pharmacy and FKL Research Centre for Quality in Medicine Use, Pharmaceutical University of Denmark, Universitetsparken 2, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Pharm World Sci 25:73-8. 2003
    ..To investigate the readiness of Danish community pharmacists to provide pharmaceutical care. Special focus was on information provided to patients on medicine-related problems and participation in postgraduate training...
  55. ncbi request reprint Actual and perceived provision of pharmaceutical care in Danish community pharmacies: the pharmacists' opinions
    Charlotte Rossing
    Pharmakon, Milnersvej 42, Hillerød, 3400, Denmark
    Pharm World Sci 27:175-81. 2005
    ..The study explores characteristics of community pharmacies with respect to implementing pharmaceutical care activities. The article addresses the provision of pharmaceutical care at reality level, perceived level and policy level...
  56. ncbi request reprint Consumer medication information in the United States, Europe, and Australia: a comparative evaluation
    D K Theo Raynor
    School of Healthcare, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Leeds, UK
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 47:717-24. 2007
    ..To evaluate the quality of patient information leaflets provided with dispensed medications in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia...