Summary: Facilities for the preparation and dispensing of drugs.
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- Pharmaceutical care in community pharmacies: practice and research in CanadaErika J M Jones
College of Pharmacy, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Ann Pharmacother 39:1527-33. 2005To discuss the provision of pharmaceutical care in community pharmacies in Canada including the following topics: organization and delivery of health services, health service policy, methods of payment, types of pharmacy services provided,..
- Consumer satisfaction with community pharmacies in Warri, NigeriaAzuka C Oparah
Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice, University of Benin, PMB 1154, Benin City, Nigeria
Res Social Adm Pharm 2:499-511. 2006..Consumer satisfaction is likely to affect the image of the pharmacist and pharmacy profession. Efforts should not only be made to track consumer satisfaction with pharmacy services but also to improve it where needed...
- Effect of the Affordable Medicines Facility--malaria (AMFm) on the availability, price, and market share of quality-assured artemisinin-based combination therapies in seven countries: a before-and-after analysis of outlet survey dataSarah Tougher
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
Lancet 380:1916-26. 2012..We present findings on the effect of AMFm on QAACT price, availability, and market share, 6-15 months after the delivery of subsidised ACTs in Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Niger, Nigeria, Uganda, and Tanzania (including Zanzibar)...
- Banning tobacco sales in pharmacies: the right prescriptionMitchell H Katz
San Francisco Department of Public Health, 101 Grove St, Room 308, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
JAMA 300:1451-3. 2008
- STD management by private pharmacies in Hanoi: practice and knowledge of drug sellersJ Chalker
Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Sex Transm Infect 76:299-302. 2000Prompt treatment of sexually transmitted infections may reduce the incidence of HIV/AIDS infections. With health sector reforms private pharmacies are increasingly the first and only contact with health delivery services.
- Antimalarial drug quality in the most severely malarious parts of Africa - a six country studyRoger Bate
Africa Fighting Malaria, Washington, DC, United States of America
PLoS ONE 3:e2132. 2008A range of antimalarial drugs were procured from private pharmacies in urban and peri-urban areas in the major cities of six African countries, situated in the part of that continent and the world that is most highly endemic for malaria...
- Attitudes of Australian pharmacists toward complementary and alternative medicinesSarushka Naidu
School of Biomedical Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga NSW, Australia
Ann Pharmacother 39:1456-61. 2005..The increase in the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) by the general public has led to increasing interest in how health professionals view these therapies...
- An assessment of dispensing practices in private pharmacies in Dar-es-Salaam, TanzaniaGodeliver A B Kagashe
School of Pharmacy, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Int J Pharm Pract 19:30-5. 2011To assess medicine dispensing practices in private pharmacies in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania and recommend interventions to improve practice.
- Dental health and access to dental treatment: a comparison of drug users and non-drug users attending community pharmaciesJ Sheridan
National Addiction Centre, London
Br Dent J 191:453-7. 2001..access to dental treatment and recent use of dental services among a group of drug users attending community pharmacies and to make a comparison with a group of age and gender matched community non-drug users/patients not using ..
- Change of body weight and lifestyle of persons at risk for diabetes after screening and counselling in pharmaciesAndrea Botomino
Institute of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Pharm World Sci 30:222-6. 2008..To investigate the effects of pharmacy based counselling on changes in lifestyle and body weight...
- Soft targets or partners in health? Retail pharmacies and their role in Tanzania's malaria control programVinay R Kamat
University of British Columbia, Department of Anthropology, 2319 6303 North West Marine Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T1Z1
Soc Sci Med 71:626-33. 2010..This article closely examines the perspectives of owners and managers of retail pharmacies and drug shops in Dar es Salaam, toward the dominant public health discourse and practices surrounding the ..
- Directly observed treatment for tuberculosis in pharmacies compared with self-administered therapy in SpainG Juan
Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Valencia, Spain
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 10:215-21. 2006..To compare directly observed treatment (DOT) of tuberculosis through pharmacy offices with self-administered treatment (SAT) in patients at risk for non-adherence...
- Quality of anti-malarial drugs provided by public and private healthcare providers in south-east NigeriaObinna Onwujekwe
Department of Health Administration and Management, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Enugu, Nigeria
Malar J 8:22. 2009..The objective of the study was to determine the quality of drugs used for the treatment of malaria in a broad spectrum of public and private healthcare providers...
- Assessing safety culture in pharmacies: the psychometric validation of the Safety Attitudes Questionnaire (SAQ) in a national sample of community pharmacies in SwedenAnnika Nordén-Hägg
Department of Pharmacy, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
BMC Clin Pharmacol 10:8. 2010..assessment is increasingly recognized as an important component in healthcare quality improvement, also in pharmacies. One of the most commonly used and rigorously validated tools to measure safety culture is the Safety Attitudes ..
- Quality of pharmacies in Pakistan: a cross-sectional surveyZahid A Butt
World Health Organization, Campaign and Social Mobilization Cell, Islamabad, Punjab, Pakistan
Int J Qual Health Care 17:307-13. 2005To estimate the proportion of pharmacies meeting licensing requirements and to identify factors associated with these pharmacies in urban Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
- Single-pill vs free-equivalent combination therapies for hypertension: a meta-analysis of health care costs and adherenceBeth Sherrill
RTI Health Solutions, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 13:898-909. 2011..Persistence in the SPC groups was twice as likely as the FEC groups (pooled risk ratio, 2.1; 95% CI, 1.1-4.1). Improved adherence and persistence may have contributed to the lower costs in the SPC groups via improved clinical outcomes...
- An unfortunate and avoidable component of American pharmacy: tobaccoJack E Fincham
School of Pharmacy, The University of Missouri Kansas City, 4246 Health Sciences Building, 2464 Charlotte Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
Am J Pharm Educ 72:57. 2008
- Dirt cheap and without prescription: how susceptible are young US consumers to purchasing drugs from rogue internet pharmacies?Lana Ivanitskaya
The Herbert H and Grace A Dow College of Health Professions, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI, USA
J Med Internet Res 12:e11. 2010..This study examined how well students enrolled in a U.S. higher education institution could identify clearly unsafe pharmacies.
- Impact of a community pharmacist-directed clinic in improving screening and awareness of osteoporosisAnandi V Law
Social and Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA 91766 1854, USA
J Eval Clin Pract 11:247-55. 2005..The purpose of the current study was to investigate the effectiveness of an osteoporosis screening and awareness programme directed by a pharmacist in the community setting...
- Use of antibiotics without medical prescriptionDalton Espíndola Volpato
Braz J Infect Dis 9:288-91. 2005..The use of antibiotics should follow specific criteria; they are on top of the list of self-medication drugs in countries that do not control their commercialization...
- Poor knowledge on new malaria treatment guidelines among drug dispensers in private pharmacies in Tanzania: the need for involving the private sector in policy preparations and implementationO M S Minzi
Department of Mledicinal Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, Muhimbili University of Health and allied Sciences P O BOX 65013, Dar Es Salaam Tanzania
East Afr J Public Health 5:117-21. 2008To assess the knowledge of dispensers in private pharmacies on new malaria treatment guidelines which involved switching from chloroquine (CQ) to sulfadoxine pyrimethamine (SP) and from SP to artemether-lumefantrine.
- Understanding and improving access to prompt and effective malaria treatment and care in rural Tanzania: the ACCESS ProgrammeManuel W Hetzel
Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
Malar J 6:83. 2007..Furthermore, access may be influenced by global and national health policies. As a consequence, many malaria episodes in highly endemic countries are not treated appropriately...
- Perceptions, use and attitudes of pharmacy customers on complementary medicines and pharmacy practiceLesley A Braun
Cardiothoracic Surgical Research Unit, Department of Surgery, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
BMC Complement Altern Med 10:38. 2010..This study explores pharmacy customer use, attitudes and perceptions of complementary medicines, and their expectations of pharmacists as they relate to these products...
- A survey of pharmacists' opinions and practices related to the sale of cigarettes in pharmacies-revisitedJerome E Kotecki
Department of Physiology and Health Science, College of Sciences and Humanities, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306, USA
J Community Health 27:321-33. 2002..survey of Indiana pharmacists regarding their opinions and practices related to the sale of cigarettes in pharmacies. More specifically, this study was designed to (1) collect 2001 state-wide data concerning the percentage of ..
- Tobacco sales in pharmacies: time to quitK Suchanek Hudmon
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
Tob Control 15:35-8. 2006To assess the pharmacy profession's perceptions of tobacco sales in US pharmacies and explore whether a policy prohibiting sales of tobacco in pharmacies would alter adult consumer shopping behaviour.
- Preventing medication errors in community pharmacy: frequency and seriousness of medication errorsP Knudsen
Danish College of Pharmacy Practice, Milnersvej 42, DK 3400 Hillerød, Denmark
Qual Saf Health Care 16:291-6. 2007..Errors can be corrected if documented and evaluated as a part of quality improvement. The Danish community pharmacies are committed to recording prescription corrections, dispensing errors and dispensing near misses...
- Assessing the performance, practices and roles of drug sellers/dispensers and mothers'/guardians' behaviour for common childhood conditions in Kibaha district, TanzaniaS E D Nsimba
Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, PO Box 65010, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Trop Doct 37:197-201. 2007In most third world countries, self-medication is common and pharmacies, drug stores and drug shops are important providers of health advice and inexpensive medicines...
- Online prescribing of sildanefil (Viagra) on the world wide webG Eysenbach
University of Heidelberg, Dept of Clinical Social Medicine, Unit for Cybermedicine, Heidelberg, 69115, Germany
J Med Internet Res 1:E10. 1999..Little is known about the structure and "quality" of these "virtual pharmacies" in terms of how responsibly "online-prescriptions" are actually issued.
- Cyberpharmacies and the role of the US Food And Drug AdministrationJ E Henney
Commissioner of Food and Drugs, Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, Maryland 20857, USA
J Med Internet Res 3:E3. 2001..While the growth in online drug sales by reputable pharmacies is a trend that may provide benefits to consumers, online drug sales also present risks to purchasers and some ..
- Pharmacovigilance of over-the-counter products based in community pharmacy: methodological issues from pilot work conducted in Hampshire and Grampian, UKD Layton
Drug Safety Research Unit, Bursledon Hall, Southampton SO31 1AA, UK
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 11:503-13. 2002..The aim of this initial pilot work, using an observational cohort design, was to determine the feasibility of conducting a pharmacovigilance study of a non-prescription medicine, based in community pharmacies.
- Prevalence and safety-relevance of drug-related problems in German community pharmaciesDaniel Lewinski
Berlin Pharmaceutical Association, Berlin, Germany
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:141-9. 2010..The purpose of this study was to assess prevalence and characteristics, including safety-relevance, of drug-related problems (DRPs) detectable in community pharmacy routine service, and to investigate the influence of relevant risk factors...
- Evaluation of the performance of drug-drug interaction screening software in community and hospital pharmaciesJacob Abarca
Center for Health Outcomes and PharmacoEconomic Research, University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, P O Box 210202 Tucson, AZ 85721 0202, USA
J Manag Care Pharm 12:383-9. 2006..Computerized drug-drug interaction (DDI) screening is widely used to identify potentially harmful drug combinations in the inpatient and outpatient setting...
- Banning tobacco sales in Massachusetts' pharmaciesAlan C Woodward
Massachusetts Public Health Council, Concord, USA
J Am Coll Nutr 31:145-8. 2012Bans on the sale of tobacco products in pharmacies allow pharmacies to provide health information and services without the conflict of interest posed by concurrent tobacco sales...
- Sale of alcohol in pharmacies: results and implications of an empirical studyJerome E Kotecki
College of Sciences and Humanities, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306, USA
J Community Health 28:65-77. 2003..statewide survey of Indiana pharmacists regarding their opinions and practices related to the sale of alcohol in pharmacies. Of the 1,280 registered Indiana pharmacies, one-half were chosen using a systematic random selection process...
- The sale of antibiotics without prescription in pharmacies in Catalonia, SpainCarl Llor
Primary Care Center Jaume I, University Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain
Clin Infect Dis 48:1345-9. 2009..The objective of this study was to quantify the percentage of pharmacies selling antibiotics without an official medical prescription in Catalonia, Spain, by the simulation of 3 ..
- Pharmaceutical care in community pharmacies: practice and research in the USDale B Christensen
Pharmaceutical Policy and Evaluative Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Ann Pharmacother 40:1400-6. 2006..To describe the state of community pharmacy, including patient care services, in the US...
- Variation in drug prices at pharmacies: are prices higher in poorer areas?Walid F Gellad
Division of General Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Health Serv Res 44:606-17. 2009..To determine whether retail prices for prescription drugs are higher in poorer areas...
- Assessing job satisfaction and stress among pharmacists in Northern IrelandLaura McCann
School of Pharmacy, Queen s University Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7BL, UK
Pharm World Sci 31:188-94. 2009..The aim of this study was to determine the levels of job satisfaction and stress in pharmacists in NI in the context of these changes...
- Referring TB suspects from private pharmacies to the National Tuberculosis Programme: experiences from two districts in Ho Chi Minh City, VietnamK Lonnroth
Department of Social Medicine, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 7:1147-53. 2003..Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam...
- Medication therapy management services in community pharmacy: a pilot programme in HIV specialty pharmaciesAshley Rosenquist
University of California San Diego, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
J Eval Clin Pract 16:1142-6. 2010..The purpose of this study was to describe a pilot programme that provided pharmacy-based MTMS for patients with HIV/AIDS in the state of California, USA...
- Risk-taking behaviors among injecting drug users who obtain syringes from pharmacies, fixed sites, and mobile van needle exchangesCari L Miller
British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS, Vancouver, Canada
J Urban Health 79:257-65. 2002..Participants who primarily obtained clean needles from pharmacies, fixed sites, or mobile exchange vans were compared using the Cochran-Armitage trend test to test for trends in ..
- The prevalence and experience of Australian naturopaths and Western herbalists working within community pharmaciesLesley A Braun
Cardiothoracic Surgical Research Unit, Department of Surgery, Monash University Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
BMC Complement Altern Med 11:41. 2011....
- Pharmacist and pharmacy staff experiences with non-prescription (NP) sale of syringes and attitudes toward providing HIV prevention services for injection drug users (IDUs) in Providence, RINickolas Zaller
Division of Infectious Diseases, The Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Ave, CFAR Building, Providence, RI, 02906, USA
J Urban Health 87:942-53. 2010..Many states, including Rhode Island, have legalized non-prescription (NP) sale of syringes in pharmacies. Previous studies have suggested that training pharmacists to provide HIV-related services to IDUs may be an ..
- Addition of electronic prescription transmission to computerized prescriber order entry: Effect on dispensing errors in community pharmaciesThomas T Moniz
Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 68:158-63. 2011The addition of electronic prescription transmission to computerized prescriber order entry (CPOE) and its effect on dispensing errors in community pharmacies were evaluated.
- Individual- and neighborhood-level characteristics associated with support of in-pharmacy vaccination among ESAP-registered pharmacies: pharmacists' role in reducing racial/ethnic disparities in influenza vaccinations in New York CityNatalie D Crawford
Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
J Urban Health 88:176-85. 2011..Many NYS pharmacies participate in the Expanded Syringe Access Program (ESAP), which allows provision of non-prescription syringes ..
- Disparities exist in the availability of outpatient malaria treatment in Maryland, USAKelly A Bear
Department of Pediatrics, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD 20866, USA
J Travel Med 17:228-32. 2010..We hypothesized that the local availability of antimalarial medications was not consistent across communities of differing socioeconomic status...
- Factors predicting poor counselling about prescription medicines in Swedish community pharmaciesMary P Tully
Department of Pharmacy, Uppsala University, Sweden and School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Manchester, UK
Patient Educ Couns 83:3-6. 2011To investigate predictors of 'no counselling', 'no questioning' and 'provision of no information' for three prescribed medicines in community pharmacies in Sweden.
- A feasibility study for recording of dispensing errors and near misses' in four UK primary care pharmaciesSiew Siang Chua
Centre for Paediatric Pharmacy Research, School of Pharmacy, University of London and the Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, United
Drug Saf 26:803-13. 2003..the Organisation with a Memory (OWAM) by the Department of Health in the UK has raised awareness of the need for pharmacies to collect information about dispensing errors and near misses, which occur within an organisation...
- A survey of the quality of information leaflets on hayfever available from general practices and community pharmaciesP White
Nightingale Surgery, Romsey, UK
Clin Exp Allergy 34:1438-43. 2004..Patient information leaflets are published to augment the advice given and to promote self-management, but these leaflets have rarely been subjected to critical review...
- Patient-reported communications with pharmacy staff at community pharmacies: the Alabama NSAID Patient Safety Study, 2005-2007Cynthia Lacivita
American Society of Health System Pharmacists Research and Education Foundation, Bethesda, MD, USA
J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 49:e110-7. 2009..To examine the prevalence of patient-pharmacy staff communication about medications for pain and arthritis and to assess disparities in communication by demographic, socioeconomic, and health indicators...
- Pharmacy refill adherence compared with CD4 count changes for monitoring HIV-infected adults on antiretroviral therapyGregory P Bisson
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
PLoS Med 5:e109. 2008....
- Assessment of the quality of simvastatin capsules from compounding pharmaciesBlanca Elena Ortega Markman
Seção de Antibióticos, Serviço de Medicamentos, Instituto Adolfo Lutz, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
Rev Saude Publica 44:1055-62. 2010..To validate a method for determining the simvastatin content of compounded capsules, using high performance liquid chromatography...
- Simulated patients in the community pharmacy setting. Using simulated patients to measure practice in the community pharmacy settingMargaret C Watson
Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, AB25 2AY, UK
Pharm World Sci 26:32-7. 2004..The purpose of this paper is to describe how we used simulated patients to measure professional performance of community pharmacy staff...
- Provider characteristics among staff providing care to sexually transmitted infection self-medicating patients in retail pharmacies in Kibera slum, Nairobi, KenyaZachary Kwena
Centre for Microbiology Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Sex Transm Dis 35:480-3. 2008To evaluate the characteristics of providers in management of STI self-medicating patients in retail pharmacies within the largest informal settlement in Kenya.
- Syringe access for the prevention of blood borne infections among injection drug usersSharon Stancliff
AIDS Institute, New York State Department of Health, 5 Penn Plaza, 1st Floor, New York, New York 10001, USA
BMC Public Health 3:37. 2003....
- Congruence of self-reported medications with pharmacy prescription records in low-income older adultsGrace I L Caskie
Gerontology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, 135 E Nittany Avenue, Suite 405, State College, PA, USA
Gerontologist 44:176-85. 2004..This study examined the congruence of self-reported medications with computerized pharmacy records...
- Returned medicines in community pharmacies of Barcelona, SpainAnna Coma
Department of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Pharm World Sci 30:272-7. 2008..Setting A random sample of community pharmacies in Barcelona, Spain...
- Reducing dispensing errors in Swedish pharmacies: the impact of a barrier in the computer systemAnnika Nordén-Hägg
Department of Pharmacy, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
Qual Saf Health Care 19:e22. 2010Since 2004, a web-based reporting system enables monitoring of dispensing errors in all Swedish pharmacies. The adoption of this system was followed by an overall increase in reports, mainly explained by the dispensing of medicines of ..
- Self-reported information and pharmacy claims were comparable for lipid-lowering medication exposureDavid W Brown
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
J Clin Epidemiol 60:525-9. 2007..To examine agreement between self-reported exposure to lipid-lowering medications and objective evidence of filling prescribed lipid-lowering medications...
- Evaluation of consumer medication information dispensed in retail pharmaciesAlmut G Winterstein
Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, College of Pharmacy, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Florida Food and Drug Administration Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Box 100496, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
Arch Intern Med 170:1317-24. 2010United States retail pharmacies are key sources of written consumer medication information (CMI) through leaflets dispensed with prescription drugs. The content and format of this CMI are unregulated...
- Using single-item health literacy screening questions to identify patients who read written nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicine information provided at pharmaciesMichael J Miller
College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Clinical and Administrative Sciences, University of Oklahoma, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
J Health Commun 15:413-27. 2010..reading prescription nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) written medicine information (WMI) provided at pharmacies. The health literacy of 382 patients from primary care physician practices in Alabama was estimated using ..
- Negotiating access: social barriers to purchasing syringes at pharmacies in Tijuana, MexicoPeter J Davidson
University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0507, USA
Int J Drug Policy 23:286-94. 2012..In Mexico specialized syringe exchanges are rare, and the sale of needles through pharmacies is often the only way people who inject drugs can obtain sterile syringes...
- Rural Australian community pharmacists' views on complementary and alternative medicine: a pilot studyNicole J Bushett
School of Pharmacy and Applied Science, Faculty of Science, Technology and Engineering, La Trobe University, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
BMC Complement Altern Med 11:103. 2011..The aim of this pilot study was to explore the knowledge, attitudes and information seeking of a cohort of rural community pharmacists towards CAMs and to compare the findings to the larger NPS study...
- Tobacco sales in pharmacies: a survey of attitudes, knowledge and beliefs of pharmacists employed in student experiential and other worksites in Western New YorkDanielle M Smith
Department of Health Behavior, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY, USA
BMC Res Notes 5:413. 2012b>Pharmacies are venues in which patients seek out products and professional advice in order to improve overall health...
- Counselling quality in community pharmacies: implementation of the pseudo customer methodology in GermanyK Berger
Centre for Drug Information and Pharmacy Practice, ABDA Federal Union of German Associations of Pharmacists, Berlin, Germany
J Clin Pharm Ther 30:45-57. 2005To investigate a new method for evaluating counselling performance of staff in community pharmacies and to assess the quality of patient counselling.
- Behind the counter: pharmacies and dispensing patterns of pharmacy attendants in KarachiF Rabbani
Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi
J Pak Med Assoc 51:149-53. 2001BACKGROUND: There is little literature available on dispensing patterns and unsupervised sale of medicines from pharmacies in developing countries...
- A follow-up survey of selected Internet pharmacies in the United StatesAndrew M Peterson
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, 600 South 43rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 43:639-42. 2003
- Community pharmacies and the provision of opioid substitution services for drug misusers: changes in activity and attitudes of community pharmacists across England 1995-2005Janie Sheridan
The School of Pharmacy, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Addiction 102:1824-30. 2007..Extensive involvement was identified, and considerable underused capacity was noted. This study explores these and potential new roles 10 years on...
- Pharmaceutical care in community pharmacies: practice and research in GermanyChristiane Eickhoff
Center for Drug Information and Pharmacy Practice, Berlin, Germany
Ann Pharmacother 40:729-35. 2006To discuss the provision of pharmaceutical care in community pharmacies in Germany including community pharmacy, organization and delivery of health services, pharmacy education, community pharmacy services, research in community pharmacy,..
- Swiss community pharmacies' on the Web and pharmacists' experiences with E-commerce: longitudinal study and Internet-based questionnaire surveySimon Zehnder
Institute for Clinical Pharmacy, Pharmacenter, Klingelbergstrasse 50, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
J Med Internet Res 6:e9. 2004There are multiple ways in which community pharmacies can present themselves on the Internet, e.g., as a platform for drug information or as an advertising platform for their services.
- Advice-giving in community pharmacy: variations between pharmacies in different locationsA Rogers
University of Manchester, UK
Health Place 4:365-73. 1998The advice and services provided by community pharmacies are viewed by policy makers as having an increasingly important contribution to make as a primary health care resource to local populations...
- A survey of community pharmacists on prevention of HIV and hepatitis B and C: current practice and attitudes in GrampianLorna Watson
Department of Public Health, Grampian Health Board, 2 Eday Road, Aberdeen AB15 6RE
J Public Health Med 25:13-8. 2003..The aim of this study was to assess the activity, knowledge and attitudes of community pharmacists in Grampian in prevention of HIV and hepatitis B and C...
- Supplying emergency contraception via community pharmacies in the UK: reflections on the experiences of users and providersPaul Bissell
The Pharmacy School, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
Soc Sci Med 57:2367-78. 2003..findings from an evaluation of a scheme to provide free emergency hormonal contraception (EHC) via community pharmacies in the North-West of England...
- [Evaluation of Brazilian online pharmacies]Ana Paula Soares Gondim
Curso de Farmácia, Universidade de Fortaleza, Av Washington Soares 1321, 60811 905 Fortaleza, CE, Brazil
Rev Saude Publica 41:297-300. 2007..the validity of information disseminated in these websites, a descriptive study was carried out in 18 virtual pharmacies concerning legal aspects, accessibility, sources of information and drug advertising...
- A nation-wide study on the practice of euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide in community and hospital pharmacies in The NetherlandsH S Lau
Department of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacotherapy, Utrecht Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Netherlands
Pharm World Sci 22:3-9. 2000..There is, however, still an information gap on the role of pharmacists in these matters. The aim of our study was to study the attitudes and practices of E and PAS among pharmacists...
- A comparison of brand-name drug prices between Canadian-based Internet pharmacies and major U.S. drug chain pharmaciesBradley S Quon
St Paul s Hospital and Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Ann Intern Med 143:397-403. 2005Many Americans have been purchasing their medications from online Canadian pharmacies. Although it is commonly perceived that medications are less expensive in Canada than in the United States, little research has been done to quantify ..
- Temporal trends in spatial access to pharmacies that sell over-the-counter syringes in New York City health districts: relationship to local racial/ethnic composition and needHannah L F Cooper
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
J Urban Health 86:929-45. 2009b>Pharmacies that sell over-the-counter (OTC) syringes are a major source of sterile syringes for injection drug users in cities and states where such sales are legal...
- Assessment of ePrescription quality: an observational study at three mail-order pharmaciesBengt Astrand
Apoteket AB, and School of Pure and Applied Natural Sciences, University of Kalmar, Kalmar, Sweden
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 9:8. 2009....
- Activities and perceptions of pharmacists providing tobacco control services in community pharmacy in ThailandChuanchom Thananithisak
Department of Pharmacy Practice, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Naresuan University, Phitsanulok, Thailand
Nicotine Tob Res 10:921-5. 2008..Thirty-four (34/42, 81%) and thirty-six (36/42, 86%) reported engaging in activities in their own pharmacies by providing educational materials and smoking cessation services, respectively...
- Selling syringes to injecting drug users: a study of five pharmacies in Hanoi, VietnamChristopher A Pankonin
UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, 10960 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1550, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
J Infect Dev Ctries 2:51-8. 2008..Methodology: Five pharmacies located in Dong Da and Thanh Xuan districts in Hanoi, where two peer-based needle and syringe programs (NSPs) ..
- Laboratory tests in the clinical risk management of potential drug-drug interactions: a cross-sectional study using drug-dispensing data from 100 Dutch community pharmaciesArjen F J Geerts
Kring apotheek BV, Den Bosch, The Netherlands
Drug Saf 32:1189-97. 2009..Information about laboratory test results, in particular, may be useful in the assessment of potential DDIs for the individual patient...
- The evaluation of an intervention based on the application of patient self-completion concordance forms in Dutch community pharmacies and the effect on adherence to chronic medicationMarlies M E Geurts
University of Groningen, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Pharmaceutical Care, GUIDE Graduate School for Drug Exploration, Graduate School for Health Research SHARE, Groningen, The Netherlands
Patient Educ Couns 78:85-90. 2010..To evaluate the use of patient self-completion concordance forms and to determine the effect of patient counselling by using concordance forms on adherence to chronic medication...
- Availability and choice of antimalarials at medicine outlets in Ghana: the question of access to effective medicines for malaria controlK O Buabeng
Department of Social Pharmacy, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
Clin Pharmacol Ther 84:613-9. 2008..Interventions targeting medicine outlets should be initiated to improve availability and access to effective medicines in order to support the national program for malaria control...
- Pharmacists' perceptions of Healthy People goals in economically stressed citiesDong Churl Suh
College of Pharmacy, Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway 08854, USA
J Community Health 27:133-50. 2002..The findings of this study will enhance the understanding of pharmacists' perceptions of community health issues and will be beneficial to attain the objectives of HP 2010...
- Patterns of specific antimigraine drug use--a study based on the records of 18 community pharmaciesJ J H M Lohman
Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Maasland Hospital, Sittard, The Netherlands
Cephalalgia 25:214-8. 2005..8% vs. 20.4%, P<0.001). Our data indicate substantially suboptimal treatment of migraine patients...
- Multilevel community-based intervention to increase access to sterile syringes among injection drug users through pharmacy sales in New York CityCrystal M Fuller
Harlem Community and Academic Partnership at the Center for Urban Epidemiological Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
Am J Public Health 97:117-24. 2007Research has indicated that there is minimal use of pharmacies among injection drug users (IDUs) in specific neighborhoods and among Black and Hispanic IDUs...
- "We don't carry that"--failure of pharmacies in predominantly nonwhite neighborhoods to stock opioid analgesicsR S Morrison
Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
N Engl J Med 342:1023-6. 2000..palliative care at a major urban teaching hospital are unable to obtain prescribed opioids from their neighborhood pharmacies. In this study, we investigated the availability of commonly prescribed opioids in New York City pharmacies.
- Sexually transmitted and reproductive tract infections in symptomatic clients of pharmacies in Lima, PeruP J Garcia
Epidemiology and STD AIDS Unit, School of Public Health and Administration, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
Sex Transm Infect 83:142-6. 2007To determine prevalences and predictors of sexually transmitted and reproductive tract infections among men and women seeking care at pharmacies.
- Direct access to emergency contraception through pharmacies and effect on unintended pregnancy and STIs: a randomized controlled trialTina R Raine
Center for Reproductive Health Research and Policy, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
JAMA 293:54-62. 2005..It is estimated that half of unintended pregnancies could be averted if emergency contraception (EC) were easily accessible and used...
- Marketing and pricing strategies of online pharmaciesRosella Levaggi
Department of Economics, University of Brescia, Italy
Health Policy 92:187-96. 2009..In this paper we analyze marketing and pricing strategies of online pharmacies (OPs)...
- Limited access to syringes for injection drug users in pharmacies in Denver, ColoradoStephen K Koester
Health and Behavioral Sciences Program, University of Colorado at Denver, 80217 3364, USA
J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash) 42:S88-91. 2002To determine the availability of syringes for injection drug users (IDUs) from pharmacies in Denver.
- Disparities in access to over-the-counter nicotine replacement products in New York City pharmaciesSteven L Bernstein
Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
Am J Public Health 99:1699-704. 2009We surveyed the availability of tobacco products and nonprescription nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) in pharmacies in New York City, stratified by the race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status (SES) of the surrounding neighborhoods to ..
- Pharmacoepidemiological study of self-medication in adults attending pharmacies in Alexandria, EgyptS A Sallam
High Institute of Public Health, University of Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt
East Mediterr Health J 15:683-91. 2009..Following WHO methods, 35 pharmacies were randomly selected from districts in Alexandria city, Egypt...
- Pharmaceutical care in community pharmacies: practice and research in SwedenLo Tommy Westerlund
Apoteket AB, Helsingborg and Stockholm, Sweden
Ann Pharmacother 40:1162-9. 2006..To describe the organization and delivery of community pharmacy and medical care, as well as pharmaceutical care practice and research, in Sweden...
- Recruitment of parents and physicians of stimulant-using children via community pharmacies is successfulAdrianne Faber
Department of Social Pharmacy, Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacotherapy, Groningen University Institute for Drug Exploration GUIDE, University of Groningen, Antonius Deusinglaan 1, 9713 AV Groningen, The Netherlands
J Clin Epidemiol 58:1072-3. 2005
- Putting the genie back in the bottle? Availability and presentation of oral artemisinin compounds at retail pharmacies in urban Dar-es-SalaamS Patrick Kachur
Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, Ifakara, PO Box 78373, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Malar J 5:25. 2006..Retail trade in artemisinin monotherapies could undermine efforts to restrict this class of medicines to more theoretically sound combination treatments...
- Language barriers to prescriptions for patients with limited English proficiency: a survey of pharmaciesMichael Bradshaw
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Pediatrics 120:e225-35. 2007..Language barriers can have major adverse consequences in health care, but little is known about whether pharmacies provide adequate care to patients with limited English proficiency.
- Differences in prescription opioid analgesic availability: comparing minority and white pharmacies across MichiganCarmen R Green
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0048, USA
J Pain 6:689-99. 2005..This investigation explored sociodemographic determinants of pain medication availability in Michigan pharmacies. A cross-sectional survey-based study with census data and data provided by Michigan community retail ..
- Revolving drug funds: a step towards health securityT Umenai
Department of Health Policy and Planning, Graduate School of International Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
Bull World Health Organ 77:167-71. 1999..As well as being a tool for cost recovery a revolving drug fund can serve as an entry point for strengthening health care and improving health security at local and district level...
- The quality of sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine and amodiaquine products in the Kenyan retail sectorA A Amin
Centre for Geographic Medicine, Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
J Clin Pharm Ther 30:559-65. 2005....
- Management of asthma at private pharmacies in IndiaD van Sickle
Department of Anthropology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 10:1386-92. 2006..Chennai, India...
- Epilepsy-associated stigma in Zambia: Evidence-based interventions and outcomesGretchen Birbeck; Fiscal Year: 2009..For example, the availability of epilepsy medication in public hospitals, clinics and pharmacies will be evaluated before and after the advocacy program...
- Medicare Part D Plan Generosity & Dual-Eligible Nursing Home ResidentsHaiden Huskamp; Fiscal Year: 2009..will examine seven classes of medications for which physicians, nursing home administrators, and long term care pharmacies have reported coverage restrictions for some PDPs: osteoporosis medications, angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs)..
- Medicare Part D Plan Generosity & Dual-Eligible Nursing Home ResidentsHaiden A Huskamp; Fiscal Year: 2010..will examine seven classes of medications for which physicians, nursing home administrators, and long term care pharmacies have reported coverage restrictions for some PDPs: osteoporosis medications, angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs)..
- Reducing Cost-Related Medication Nonadherence in Persons with DiabetesChien Wen Tseng; Fiscal Year: 2010..multiple formularies in a standard format, highlights widely covered drugs, gives retail prices from discount pharmacies, and has links to assistance programs...
- PS07-003, Minority HIV/AIDS Research InitiativeSILVIA AMESTY; Fiscal Year: 2007..include provision of HIV testing referrals and services to injection drug users (IDUs) who purchase syringes in pharmacies in the Harlem community of New York City...
- Pharmacy Referral Intervention: IDU Access to ServicesCrystal Fuller; Fiscal Year: 2007..randomized trial to evaluate the impact of providing enhanced pharmacy services to IDUs accessing syringes from pharmacies through the "Expanded Syringe Access Demonstration Program" (ESAP), a New York State public health law passed in ..
- ASK, ADVISE, REFER: Promoting Pharmacy-based Referrals to Tobacco QuitlinesKaren S Hudmon; Fiscal Year: 2010Community pharmacies, as a key interface between the health-care system and the general public, have the potential to substantially reduce the prevalence of tobacco use-particularly among key population groups for which tobacco use is a ..
- ASK, ADVISE, REFER: Promoting Pharmacy-based Referrals to Tobacco QuitlinesKaren Hudmon; Fiscal Year: 2009Community pharmacies, as a key interface between the health-care system and the general public, have the potential to substantially reduce the prevalence of tobacco use-particularly among key population groups for which tobacco use is a ..
- TOPICAL NITROGEN MUSTARD TREATMENT OF MYCOSIS FUNGOIDES*Stuart Lessin; Fiscal Year: 2007..formulation of NM would be of benefit by offering a GMP product that would be available through all retail pharmacies. This is a multi-center, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of patients with previously treated ..
- A Phase II Pivotal Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Notrogen MustardStuart Lessin; Fiscal Year: 2009..multiple concentrations would be of benefit by offering a GMP product that would be available through all retail pharmacies. A propylene glycol (PG)-containing ointment formulation has been developed as an alternative to the heavy ..
- A Phase II Pivotal Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Notrogen MustardStuart R Lessin; Fiscal Year: 2010..multiple concentrations would be of benefit by offering a GMP product that would be available through all retail pharmacies. A propylene glycol (PG)-containing ointment formulation has been developed as an alternative to the heavy ..
- Rural Trial of Clinic Order Entry with Decision SupportMatthew Samore; Fiscal Year: 2006..will be stored on highly secure, redundant servers and electronically transmitted via wireless connections to pharmacies and other vendors or to local printers in the clinic offices...
- SYRINGE ACCESS AND HIV RISKMerrill Singer; Fiscal Year: 2002..g., nature of availability of sterile syringes form SEPs and pharmacies, police pressure, transportation, etc)...
- Microneedle-based immunization against pandemic influenzaMark R Prausnitz; Fiscal Year: 2010..Such patches could be rapidly distributed through pharmacies, fire stations or even the U.S. mail...
- Microneedle-based immunization against pandemic influenzaMARK PRAUSNITZ; Fiscal Year: 2009..Such patches could be rapidly distributed through pharmacies, fire stations or even the U.S. mail...
- Microneedle-based immunization against pandemic influenzaMARK PRAUSNITZ; Fiscal Year: 2007..Such patches could be rapidly distributed through pharmacies, fire stations or even the U.S. mail...
- Microneedle-based immunization against pandemic influenzaMARK PRAUSNITZ; Fiscal Year: 2009
- A Novel Nanocomposite Photocatalyst for Water TreatmentANUNCIA GONZALEZ MARTIN; Fiscal Year: 2007..Key segments where the proposed technology can have an immediate impact include hospital, schools, pharmacies, cafeteria, commercial and residential buildings, etc...
- Defining the Role of Mexican Pharmacies in HIV Prevention-A Mixed Method ApproachRobin Pollini; Fiscal Year: 2007..a mixed methods approach to: 1) Characterize current practices regarding sales of sterile syringes to IDUs at pharmacies in Tijuana, 2) Identify reasons underlying refusal to sell syringes to IDUs and identify specific circumstances ..
- GOLDENSEAL(HYDRASTIS CANADENSIS)REMEDY FOR ORAL DISEASESChristine Wu; Fiscal Year: 2002..Goldenseal is one of the major phytomedicines ("herbal remedies") sold in health food stores and pharmacies in the U.S. Several mouthrinses and toothpastes containing Goldenseal are available on the market...
- IDU Access to HIV/HCV PreventionGrace Macalino; Fiscal Year: 2004..Rhode Island (RI) to prevent HIV and Hepatitis C prompted the deregulation of syringes, allowing their sale in pharmacies without a prescription...
- Epidemiology of HIV and Hepatitis C Among Injecting Drug Users in TijuanaSteffanie Strathdee; Fiscal Year: 2009..and use of sterile syringes and injection paraphernalia within the context of legal syringe access through pharmacies. Individual level factors of interest include knowledge of HIV and HCV serostatus, recent onset injection and ..
- Epilepsy-associated stigma in Zambia: Evidence-based interventions and outcomesGretchen Lano Birbeck; Fiscal Year: 2010..For example, the availability of epilepsy medication in public hospitals, clinics and pharmacies will be evaluated before and after the advocacy program...
- Epilepsy-associated stigma in Zambia: Evidence-based interventions and outcomesGretchen Lano Birbeck; Fiscal Year: 2010..For example, the availability of epilepsy medication in public hospitals, clinics and pharmacies will be evaluated before and after the advocacy program...
- Prenatal NSAID Use and MiscarriageDe Kun Li; Fiscal Year: 2007..the KPMCP pharmacy databases that capture all prescription NSAIDs and nonprescription NSAID obtained at KPMCP pharmacies. Spontaneous abortion and other pregnancy outcomes will be ascertained through linkage to the KPMCP databases ..
- Expanded Syringe Access Program--NY EvaluationDavid Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2004..of Health (letter of agreement attached in Appendix C) that gives basic information including location of pharmacies and agencies that are registered in the expanded syringe access program...