pharmacies

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Summary: Facilities for the preparation and dispensing of drugs.

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  1. ncbi Pharmaceutical care in community pharmacies: practice and research in Canada
    Erika J M Jones
    College of Pharmacy, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Ann Pharmacother 39:1527-33. 2005
  2. ncbi Consumer satisfaction with community pharmacies in Warri, Nigeria
    Azuka 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
  3. ncbi 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 data
    Sarah Tougher
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 380:1916-26. 2012
  4. pmc Understanding and improving access to prompt and effective malaria treatment and care in rural Tanzania: the ACCESS Programme
    Manuel W Hetzel
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Malar J 6:83. 2007
  5. ncbi The sale of antibiotics without prescription in pharmacies in Catalonia, Spain
    Carl Llor
    Primary Care Center Jaume I, University Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain
    Clin Infect Dis 48:1345-9. 2009
  6. ncbi Referring TB suspects from private pharmacies to the National Tuberculosis Programme: experiences from two districts in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    K Lonnroth
    Department of Social Medicine, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 7:1147-53. 2003
  7. pmc Are interventions for improving the quality of services provided by specialized drug shops effective in sub-Saharan Africa? A systematic review of the literature
    Francis N Wafula
    KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, PO Box 43640, 00100 Nairobi, Kenya
    Int J Qual Health Care 22:316-23. 2010
  8. ncbi Quality of pharmacies in Pakistan: a cross-sectional survey
    Zahid A Butt
    World Health Organization, Campaign and Social Mobilization Cell, Islamabad, Punjab, Pakistan
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:307-13. 2005
  9. ncbi Single-pill vs free-equivalent combination therapies for hypertension: a meta-analysis of health care costs and adherence
    Beth Sherrill
    RTI Health Solutions, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 13:898-909. 2011
  10. ncbi Assessing the impact of educational intervention for improving management of malaria and other childhood illnesses in Kibaha District-Tanzania
    Stephen E D Nsimba
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    East Afr J Public Health 4:5-11. 2007

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  1. ncbi Pharmaceutical care in community pharmacies: practice and research in Canada
    Erika J M Jones
    College of Pharmacy, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Ann Pharmacother 39:1527-33. 2005
    To 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,..
  2. ncbi Consumer satisfaction with community pharmacies in Warri, Nigeria
    Azuka 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...
  3. ncbi 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 data
    Sarah 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)...
  4. pmc Understanding and improving access to prompt and effective malaria treatment and care in rural Tanzania: the ACCESS Programme
    Manuel 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...
  5. ncbi The sale of antibiotics without prescription in pharmacies in Catalonia, Spain
    Carl 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 ..
  6. ncbi Referring TB suspects from private pharmacies to the National Tuberculosis Programme: experiences from two districts in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    K Lonnroth
    Department of Social Medicine, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 7:1147-53. 2003
    ..Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam...
  7. pmc Are interventions for improving the quality of services provided by specialized drug shops effective in sub-Saharan Africa? A systematic review of the literature
    Francis N Wafula
    KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, PO Box 43640, 00100 Nairobi, Kenya
    Int J Qual Health Care 22:316-23. 2010
    ..We set out to determine effectiveness of interventions for improving the quality of services provided by specialized drug shops in sub-Saharan Africa...
  8. ncbi Quality of pharmacies in Pakistan: a cross-sectional survey
    Zahid A Butt
    World Health Organization, Campaign and Social Mobilization Cell, Islamabad, Punjab, Pakistan
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:307-13. 2005
    To estimate the proportion of pharmacies meeting licensing requirements and to identify factors associated with these pharmacies in urban Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
  9. ncbi Single-pill vs free-equivalent combination therapies for hypertension: a meta-analysis of health care costs and adherence
    Beth 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...
  10. ncbi Assessing the impact of educational intervention for improving management of malaria and other childhood illnesses in Kibaha District-Tanzania
    Stephen E D Nsimba
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    East Afr J Public Health 4:5-11. 2007
    ....
  11. pmc Pharmacy refill adherence compared with CD4 count changes for monitoring HIV-infected adults on antiretroviral therapy
    Gregory 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
    ....
  12. ncbi Prevalence of malaria parasitemia among clients seeking treatment for fever or malaria at drug stores in rural Tanzania 2004
    S Patrick Kachur
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 11:441-51. 2006
    ....
  13. ncbi Attitudes of Australian pharmacists toward complementary and alternative medicines
    Sarushka 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...
  14. pmc Negotiating access: social barriers to purchasing syringes at pharmacies in Tijuana, Mexico
    Peter 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...
  15. ncbi Counselling quality in community pharmacies: implementation of the pseudo customer methodology in Germany
    K 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. 2005
    To investigate a new method for evaluating counselling performance of staff in community pharmacies and to assess the quality of patient counselling.
  16. pmc Risk-taking behaviors among injecting drug users who obtain syringes from pharmacies, fixed sites, and mobile van needle exchanges
    Cari 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 ..
  17. ncbi Is point of access to needles and syringes related to needle sharing? Comparing data collected from pharmacies and needle and syringe programs in south-east Sydney
    Joanne Bryant
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:364-70. 2010
    ..This paper examines patterns of equipment acquisition and risk for blood-borne virus transmission among injecting drug users who use pharmacies and needle and syringe programs (NSP) in south-east Sydney.
  18. ncbi A survey of the quality of information leaflets on hayfever available from general practices and community pharmacies
    P 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...
  19. doi Banning tobacco sales in pharmacies: the right prescription
    Mitchell H Katz
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, 101 Grove St, Room 308, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    JAMA 300:1451-3. 2008
  20. ncbi Availability and range of tobacco products for sale in Massachusetts pharmacies
    Andrew B Seidenberg
    Center for Global Tobacco Control, Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Tob Control 22:372-5. 2013
    New tobacco control policies have been introduced in Massachusetts which restrict tobacco product sales in pharmacies. The purpose of this investigation was to outline the scope of pharmacy involvement in the tobacco market by assessing ..
  21. pmc Consumer perceptions of the sale of tobacco products in pharmacies and grocery stores among U.S. adults
    Pallavi Patwardhan
    Department of Psychology and Social Science Research Center, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS 39762, USA
    BMC Res Notes 6:261. 2013
    ..S. retail tobacco market. Growing evidence links easy access to tobacco retail outlets such as pharmacies to increased tobacco use...
  22. ncbi Public perceptions of the ban on tobacco sales in San Francisco pharmacies
    Lisa A Kroon
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Tob Control 22:369-71. 2013
    In October, 2008, legislation was implemented in the city and county of San Francisco, California, prohibiting the sale of tobacco products in pharmacies.
  23. ncbi Factors predicting poor counselling about prescription medicines in Swedish community pharmacies
    Mary 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. 2011
    To investigate predictors of 'no counselling', 'no questioning' and 'provision of no information' for three prescribed medicines in community pharmacies in Sweden.
  24. ncbi Addition of electronic prescription transmission to computerized prescriber order entry: Effect on dispensing errors in community pharmacies
    Thomas T Moniz
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 68:158-63. 2011
    The addition of electronic prescription transmission to computerized prescriber order entry (CPOE) and its effect on dispensing errors in community pharmacies were evaluated.
  25. ncbi Effects of a pharmacotherapy follow-up in community pharmacies on type 2 diabetes patients in Brazil
    Cassyano Januario Correr
    Pharmacy Department, Pharmacy Practice Research Group, Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    Int J Clin Pharm 33:273-80. 2011
    ..To evaluate the effects of pharmacotherapy follow-up (PF) on metabolic control and clinical outcomes in type 2 diabetic patients...
  26. ncbi 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. ncbi Dental health and access to dental treatment: a comparison of drug users and non-drug users attending community pharmacies
    J 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 ..
  28. pmc Assessing safety culture in pharmacies: the psychometric validation of the Safety Attitudes Questionnaire (SAQ) in a national sample of community pharmacies in Sweden
    Annika 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 ..
  29. ncbi An assessment of dispensing practices in private pharmacies in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
    Godeliver A B Kagashe
    School of Pharmacy, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Int J Pharm Pract 19:30-5. 2011
    To assess medicine dispensing practices in private pharmacies in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania and recommend interventions to improve practice.
  30. pmc Quality of anti-malarial drugs provided by public and private healthcare providers in south-east Nigeria
    Obinna 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...
  31. pmc 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.
  32. pmc An unfortunate and avoidable component of American pharmacy: tobacco
    Jack 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
  33. ncbi Use of antibiotics without medical prescription
    Dalton 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...
  34. ncbi Impact of a community pharmacist-directed clinic in improving screening and awareness of osteoporosis
    Anandi 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...
  35. pmc STD management by private pharmacies in Hanoi: practice and knowledge of drug sellers
    J Chalker
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Sex Transm Infect 76:299-302. 2000
    Prompt 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.
  36. ncbi 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 implementation
    O 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. 2008
    To 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.
  37. ncbi Availability and choice of antimalarials at medicine outlets in Ghana: the question of access to effective medicines for malaria control
    K 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...
  38. pmc Antimalarial drug quality in the most severely malarious parts of Africa - a six country study
    Roger Bate
    Africa Fighting Malaria, Washington, DC, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2132. 2008
    A 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...
  39. pmc Preventing medication errors in community pharmacy: frequency and seriousness of medication errors
    P 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...
  40. pmc Tobacco sales in pharmacies: time to quit
    K Suchanek Hudmon
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Tob Control 15:35-8. 2006
    To 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.
  41. pmc Perceptions, use and attitudes of pharmacy customers on complementary medicines and pharmacy practice
    Lesley 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...
  42. ncbi A survey of pharmacists' opinions and practices related to the sale of cigarettes in pharmacies-revisited
    Jerome 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 ..
  43. ncbi Assessing the performance, practices and roles of drug sellers/dispensers and mothers'/guardians' behaviour for common childhood conditions in Kibaha district, Tanzania
    S 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. 2007
    In most third world countries, self-medication is common and pharmacies, drug stores and drug shops are important providers of health advice and inexpensive medicines...
  44. pmc Cyberpharmacies and the role of the US Food And Drug Administration
    J 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 ..
  45. pmc Online prescribing of sildanefil (Viagra) on the world wide web
    G 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.
  46. ncbi Impact of regulation of Community Pharmacies on efficiency, access and equity. Evidence from the UK and Spain
    Maria Lluch
    LSE Health, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, UK
    Health Policy 95:245-54. 2010
    In this paper, we focus on regulatory restrictions on Community Pharmacies and whether these have an impact on efficiency, access and equity and thus in the delivery of services community pharmacists provide to patients...
  47. ncbi Directly observed treatment for tuberculosis in pharmacies compared with self-administered therapy in Spain
    G 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...
  48. ncbi Does uncollected medication reduce the validity of pharmacy dispensing data?
    Hilde Tobi
    Department of Social Pharmacy, Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacotherapy, Groningen University Institute for Drug Exploration, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 13:497-500. 2004
    ....
  49. ncbi Access to community pharmacies by the elderly in Illinois: a geographic information systems analysis
    Swu Jane Lin
    Department of Pharmacy Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Med Syst 28:301-9. 2004
    Community pharmacies play an important role in maintaining population health in the United States. They are large in number, distribute widely across geographic areas, and operate for long hours...
  50. ncbi Screening for sleep disorders in community pharmacies--evaluation of a campaign in Switzerland
    K E Hersberger
    Institute of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 50, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    J Clin Pharm Ther 31:35-41. 2006
    ..In this paper the outcome of the campaign in terms of feasibility, participation, observed response patterns, sale of over-the-counter (OTC) sleeping pills, and counselling activities is evaluated...
  51. ncbi [Attitude of patients and customers toward on-line purchase of drugs--a Hungarian survey by community pharmacies]
    András Fittler
    Pecsi Tudomanyegyetem, Általános Orvostudományi Kar Gyógyszerészeti Intézet Pécs Honvéd u 3 7624
    Orv Hetil 151:1983-90. 2010
    ..In 5 Hungarian cities 434 self-administered questionnaires were collected in community pharmacies. Our results show that 6...
  52. ncbi Providing patient care in community pharmacies in Australia
    Shalom I Benrimoj
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Ann Pharmacother 39:1911-7. 2005
    ..To describe Australia's community pharmacy network in the context of the health system and outline the provision of services...
  53. pmc Access to emergency hormonal contraception from community pharmacies and family planning clinics
    Gaye Lewington
    South west Kent PCT, Tonbridge and School of Pharmacy, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 61:605-8. 2006
    ..To evaluate differences in the time taken to access progestogen-only emergency hormonal contraception (EHC) by young women from family planning (FP) or community pharmacy settings...
  54. ncbi Evaluation of abuse and dependence on drugs used for self-medication: a pharmacoepidemiological pilot study based on community pharmacies in France
    Ludivine Orriols
    Unité de Pharmacoépidémiologie, EA 3696 Université de Toulouse, Toulouse, France
    Drug Saf 32:859-73. 2009
    Drugs that can be obtained without a medical prescription in community pharmacies are used to treat minor pathologies that can easily be diagnosed by the patient...
  55. ncbi Self medication with St. John's wort in depressive disorders: an observational study in community pharmacies
    Michael Linden
    Research Group Psychosomatic Rehabilitation at the Charité University Medicine Berlin, Germany
    J Affect Disord 107:205-10. 2008
    ..g. with St. John's wort (SJW), instead of seeking professional help. The purpose of this study is to examine patients who buy SJW for the treatment of depression...
  56. ncbi [HIV/AIDS screening program in community pharmacies in the Basque Country (Spain)]
    Iñigo Gorostiza
    Unidad de Investigacion, Hospital de Basurto, Osakidetza, Bilbao, Espana
    Gac Sanit 27:164-6. 2013
    To describe the outcomes of the pilot program of a rapid HIV antibody screening test offered at Basque pharmacies, the socio-demographic characteristics of users and their acceptance of the test.
  57. pmc How much do Blantyre dispensers in hospital and community pharmacies know about the new malaria treatment guidelines?
    Collins Minyaliwa
    Ministry of Health, Lilongwe, Malawi
    Malawi Med J 24:1-4. 2012
    To determine the knowledge of dispensers in hospital and community pharmacies within Blantyre on new malaria treatment guidelines.
  58. ncbi The sale of antibiotics without prescription in pharmacies in Damascus, Syria
    Zaid Al-Faham
    Damascus University School of Medicine, Damascus, Syria
    J Infect Dev Ctries 5:396-9. 2011
    ..The acquisition of antibiotics without prescription by the general population seems to be common practice in pharmacies of Damascus, Syria...
  59. ncbi A physician-pharmacist model for the surveillance of blood pressure in the community: a feasibility study
    K A Earle
    Centre for Diabetes and Cardiovascular Risk, Royal Free and University College Medical School, The Whittington Hospital, Clerkenwell Building, London N19 3UA, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 15:529-33. 2001
    ..Pharmacists from six pharmacies were trained to deliver the service...
  60. ncbi Prevalence and use of herbal products in the Czech Republic: over-the-counter survey among adult pharmacies clients
    Karel Knotek
    Department of Crop Science and Agroforestry, Institute of Tropics and Subtropics, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Kamycka 129, 165 21 Prague 6 Suchdol, Czech Republic
    Complement Ther Med 20:199-206. 2012
    ..To analyse which species of herbs are preferred by Czech adult respondents, the most important predictors influencing their use, and information sources used...
  61. ncbi COPD case finding by spirometry in high-risk customers of urban community pharmacies: a pilot study
    D Castillo
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Hospital del Mar, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Respir Med 103:839-45. 2009
    ..COPD case finding is currently recommended at primary and tertiary care levels only...
  62. ncbi Pharmacy data in epidemiological studies: an easy to obtain and reliable tool
    Taco B M Monster
    Department of Social Pharmacy, Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacotherapy, Groningen University Institute for Drug Exploration GUIDE, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 11:379-84. 2002
    ..However, most investigations on this subject studied selected populations or subsets. We studied the coverage of Dutch pharmacy data for our study cohort, and the agreement between the different sources...
  63. ncbi Soft targets or partners in health? Retail pharmacies and their role in Tanzania's malaria control program
    Vinay 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 ..
  64. pmc Influence of mandatory generic substitution on pharmaceutical sales patterns: a national study over five years
    Karolina A Andersson
    Social Medicine, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:50. 2008
    ....
  65. pmc The socio-technical organisation of community pharmacies as a factor in the Electronic Prescription Service Release Two implementation: a qualitative study
    Jasmine Harvey
    Department of Social Science, School of Social Geographical and Political Sciences, Loughborough University, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:471. 2012
    The introduction of a new method of transmitting prescriptions from general practices to community pharmacies in England (Electronic Prescription Service Release 2 (EPS2)) has generated debate on how it will change work practice...
  66. ncbi Change of body weight and lifestyle of persons at risk for diabetes after screening and counselling in pharmacies
    Andrea 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...
  67. pmc Exploring the relationship between safety culture and reported dispensing errors in a large sample of Swedish community pharmacies
    Annika Nordén-Hägg
    Department of Pharmacy, Uppsala University, Box 570, Uppsala S 751 23, Sweden
    BMC Pharmacol Toxicol 13:4. 2012
    ..acts to result in harm to patients is constant risks to be managed in any health care delivery system including pharmacies. The number of reported errors is influenced by a various elements including safety culture...
  68. pmc The prevalence and experience of Australian naturopaths and Western herbalists working within community pharmacies
    Lesley A Braun
    Cardiothoracic Surgical Research Unit, Department of Surgery, Monash University Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:41. 2011
    ....
  69. ncbi Evaluation of the performance of drug-drug interaction screening software in community and hospital pharmacies
    Jacob 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...
  70. ncbi Disparities exist in the availability of outpatient malaria treatment in Maryland, USA
    Kelly 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...
  71. ncbi Medication therapy management services in community pharmacy: a pilot programme in HIV specialty pharmacies
    Ashley 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...
  72. ncbi Sale of alcohol in pharmacies: results and implications of an empirical study
    Jerome 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...
  73. ncbi Pharmaceutical care in community pharmacies: practice and research in the US
    Dale 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...
  74. pmc 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 City
    Natalie 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 ..
  75. ncbi Pharmacovigilance of over-the-counter products based in community pharmacy: methodological issues from pilot work conducted in Hampshire and Grampian, UK
    D 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.
  76. ncbi Prevalence and safety-relevance of drug-related problems in German community pharmacies
    Daniel 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...
  77. pmc 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, RI
    Nickolas 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 ..
  78. pmc 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...
  79. ncbi Assessing job satisfaction and stress among pharmacists in Northern Ireland
    Laura 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...
  80. ncbi Banning tobacco sales in Massachusetts' pharmacies
    Alan C Woodward
    Massachusetts Public Health Council, Concord, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 31:145-8. 2012
    Bans 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...
  81. ncbi Provider characteristics among staff providing care to sexually transmitted infection self-medicating patients in retail pharmacies in Kibera slum, Nairobi, Kenya
    Zachary Kwena
    Centre for Microbiology Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
    Sex Transm Dis 35:480-3. 2008
    To evaluate the characteristics of providers in management of STI self-medicating patients in retail pharmacies within the largest informal settlement in Kenya.
  82. ncbi Returned medicines in community pharmacies of Barcelona, Spain
    Anna 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...
  83. pmc Congruence of self-reported medications with pharmacy prescription records in low-income older adults
    Grace 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...
  84. ncbi Self-reported information and pharmacy claims were comparable for lipid-lowering medication exposure
    David 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...
  85. ncbi Using single-item health literacy screening questions to identify patients who read written nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicine information provided at pharmacies
    Michael 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 ..
  86. pmc Syringe access for the prevention of blood borne infections among injection drug users
    Sharon 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
    ....
  87. ncbi Assessment of the quality of simvastatin capsules from compounding pharmacies
    Blanca 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...
  88. ncbi Reducing dispensing errors in Swedish pharmacies: the impact of a barrier in the computer system
    Annika Nordén-Hägg
    Department of Pharmacy, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:e22. 2010
    Since 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 ..
  89. ncbi Patient-reported communications with pharmacy staff at community pharmacies: the Alabama NSAID Patient Safety Study, 2005-2007
    Cynthia 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...
  90. ncbi A feasibility study for recording of dispensing errors and near misses' in four UK primary care pharmacies
    Siew 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...
  91. ncbi Evaluation of consumer medication information dispensed in retail pharmacies
    Almut 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. 2010
    United 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...
  92. ncbi Behind the counter: pharmacies and dispensing patterns of pharmacy attendants in Karachi
    F Rabbani
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi
    J Pak Med Assoc 51:149-53. 2001
    BACKGROUND: There is little literature available on dispensing patterns and unsupervised sale of medicines from pharmacies in developing countries...
  93. pmc Rural Australian community pharmacists' views on complementary and alternative medicine: a pilot study
    Nicole 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...
  94. ncbi Simulated patients in the community pharmacy setting. Using simulated patients to measure practice in the community pharmacy setting
    Margaret 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...
  95. pmc Tobacco sales in pharmacies: a survey of attitudes, knowledge and beliefs of pharmacists employed in student experiential and other worksites in Western New York
    Danielle M Smith
    Department of Health Behavior, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY, USA
    BMC Res Notes 5:413. 2012
    b>Pharmacies are venues in which patients seek out products and professional advice in order to improve overall health...
  96. ncbi A survey of community pharmacists on prevention of HIV and hepatitis B and C: current practice and attitudes in Grampian
    Lorna 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...
  97. ncbi A follow-up survey of selected Internet pharmacies in the United States
    Andrew 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
  98. ncbi Community pharmacies and the provision of opioid substitution services for drug misusers: changes in activity and attitudes of community pharmacists across England 1995-2005
    Janie 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...
  99. ncbi Advice-giving in community pharmacy: variations between pharmacies in different locations
    A Rogers
    University of Manchester, UK
    Health Place 4:365-73. 1998
    The 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...
  100. ncbi Pharmaceutical care in community pharmacies: practice and research in Germany
    Christiane Eickhoff
    Center for Drug Information and Pharmacy Practice, Berlin, Germany
    Ann Pharmacother 40:729-35. 2006
    To 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,..
  101. pmc Swiss community pharmacies' on the Web and pharmacists' experiences with E-commerce: longitudinal study and Internet-based questionnaire survey
    Simon Zehnder
    Institute for Clinical Pharmacy, Pharmacenter, Klingelbergstrasse 50, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    J Med Internet Res 6:e9. 2004
    There 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.

Research Grants70

  1. NICHD Maternal Fetal Medicine Units Network
    Geeta K Swamy; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..infectious diseases, cardiology, hematology, pathology, genetics, pharmacology, epidemiology, research pharmacies and the Duke Translational Medicine Institute (NIH Clinical &Translational Science Award), which can aid our ..
  2. Microneedle-based immunization against pandemic influenza
    Mark R Prausnitz; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Such patches could be rapidly distributed through pharmacies, fire stations or even the U.S. mail...
  3. Development of Behavioral and Social Interventions that Reduce Stigma and Improve
    Crystal M Fuller; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This pilot targeted to injection drug users (IDUs) who purchase syringes from pharmacies via the New York State Expanded Syringe Access Program (ESAP) - a program aimed at increasing sterile syringe ..
  4. Feasibility of Pharmacy-Based HIV Interventions among IDUs: Ha Giang, Vietnam
    NANCY PIELEMEIER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Conversely, strategies that have expanded syringe access through pharmacies have been shown to reduce injection-related HIV risk...
  5. Emergency Contraception to Prevent Pregnancy: Missed Opportunities for Care.
    MICHELLE LYNNE MUNRO; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..We will recruit participants from university based pharmacies in Michigan while they are obtaining Plan B(R)...
  6. A Phase II Pivotal Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Notrogen Mustard
    Stuart 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 ..
  7. Wireless and Noise Attenuating Headset for Automated Hearing Screening
    Odile H Clavier; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the problem of hearing healthcare access by allowing quality screening at POC locations, in community centers, pharmacies, and big box stores (which are now making low-cost hearing aids available)...
  8. International Feasibility Study of Pharmacy-Based HIV Prevention: St.Petersburg
    Alla V Shaboltas; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..other bloodborne viruses among injection drug users (IDUs) has been linked to restricting syringe access through pharmacies. Conversely, strategies that have expanded syringe access through pharmacies have been shown to reduce injection-..
  9. ASK, ADVISE, REFER: Promoting Pharmacy-based Referrals to Tobacco Quitlines
    Karen S Hudmon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Community 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 ..
  10. Post exposure prophylaxis among IDU syringe customers-Pharmacy pilot intervention
    CRYSTAL FULLER LEWIS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..prophylaxis (nPEP) and risk reduction information to injection drug users (IDUs) who buy syringes at two pharmacies registered with the New York State Expanded Syringe Access Program (ESAP), a program allowing pharmacies to sell ..
  11. PS07-003, Minority HIV/AIDS Research Initiative
    SILVIA AMESTY; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..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...
  12. Unintentional Prescription Opioid Poisoning Deaths in Connecticut and Rhode Islan
    Traci C Green; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..b) CT clinicians (n=1400) and pharmacists (n=210) registered to use the CT PMP, RI pharmacies (n=200) who upload prescription data, and RI licensed providers (n=7955) will be surveyed...
  13. Naloxone prescription for Opioid Safety Evaluation (NOSE)
    Phillip O Coffin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..research staff will provide technical assistance and capacity building to staff in clinics and associated pharmacies leading up to, and during, the execution of the clinic-based naloxone program...
  14. Epilepsy-associated stigma in Zambia: Evidence-based interventions and outcomes
    Gretchen Lano Birbeck; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..For example, the availability of epilepsy medication in public hospitals, clinics and pharmacies will be evaluated before and after the advocacy program...
  15. Preterm Birth in Nulliparous Women: An Understudied Population at Great Risk
    Deborah A Wing; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..collaborative ties with neonatology, genetics, perinatal pathology, clinical laboratory, and research pharmacies which can aid in successful completion of this investigation...
  16. Community Intervention Research on Prescription Drug Safety in Older Rural Adults
    Faika Zanjani; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..drug interactions through community-based prevention methods targeting modifiable behaviors in community pharmacies. Promoting moderate alcohol use patterns to encourage safer use of prescription drugs is significant since ..
  17. Evaluating Changes in Biopharmaceutical Therapies for Medicare and other Payers
    Ernst R Berndt; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of pharmaceutical transactions tracked by IMS Health's National Prescription Audit (data from about 38,000 pharmacies and 120 mail order firms) and National Sales Perspective (1...
  18. Medication Oversupply and Outcomes in Patients with Diabetes
    CAROLYN TIMBERLAKE THORPE; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..A few studies conducted in "closed" health systems in which providers and pharmacies are connected through a single electronic health record (EHR) have found oversupply of medications used in ..
  19. Risk-Informed Interventions in Community Pharmacy: Implementation and Evaluation
    Michael R Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..practice sites-Walgreens, Kerr Drug, Medicine Shoppe, and Massachusetts General Hospital ambulatory care pharmacies-plan to apply what has been learned from more than a dozen detailed socio-technical probabilistic risk ..
  20. Virtual Advisors for Physical Activity Promotion in Underserved Communities
    Abby C King; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The potential extended reach of such programs for use in a range of community settings (e.g., clinics, pharmacies, libraries) provides substantial promise for positively impacting the current health disparities gap.
  21. Feasibility of Pharmacy-Based HIV Interventions among IDUs: 2 New England Cities
    PATRICIA L CASE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..blood borne viruses among injection drug users (IDUs) has been linked to restricting syringe access through pharmacies. Conversely, strategies that have expanded syringe access through pharmacies have been shown to reduce injection-..
  22. Inflammation, long-term diabetes characteristics, and cognitive decline
    Michal Schnaider Beeri; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..by the MHS centralized laboratory, ensuring complete use;d) significantly subsidized medication from MHS pharmacies, which record every purchase (in contrast to subject report of medication prescribed);e) minimal loss to contact ..
  23. Expanding F-18 Production for PET/CT
    BRUCE WENDELL WIELAND; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The overall goal of this project is to significantly increase the availability of fluorine-18 labeled radiopharmaceuticals by developing economical, large scale cyclotron production methods for the fluorine-18 radionuclide. ..
  24. Prescription Opioid Therapy in Maine: Geographic Determinants and Variation in a
    CHRISTINA T HOLT; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This data from the Maine PMP is provided by pharmacies. Our measures will include descriptive analysis of demographic and geographic factors associated with receipt of ..
  25. Text messages for older African Americans with HIV
    Patricia Flynn Weitzman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In Phase 2, we will conduct a randomized control trial of the cell phone intervention. This second phase of the study will include local pharmacies as partners.
  26. Reducing Cost-Related Medication Nonadherence in Persons with Diabetes
    Chien Wen Tseng; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..multiple formularies in a standard format, highlights widely covered drugs, gives retail prices from discount pharmacies, and has links to assistance programs...
  27. PillStream: Agile High-Throughput Assembly of Custom Multi-Medication Packaging
    EDWARD ACWORTH; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..high throughput production of CMPs in a variety of facility-specified formats, enabling more Central-Fill (C-F) pharmacies to provide their LTCF customers with shorter turnaround times at reduced cost...
  28. Defining the Role of Mexican Pharmacies in HIV Prevention-A Mixed Method Approach
    Robin A Pollini; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..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 ..
  29. Mail-Order Pharmacy Use and Medication Adherence Among Older Adults with Diabetes
    Obidiugwu Kenrik Duru; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The use of mail-order pharmacies may represent such an approach, that overcomes financial and logistical barriers to medication acquisition and ..
  30. Feasibility of Pharmacy-Based HIV Interventions among IDUs: India
    Carl A Latkin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Transmission of HIV and other bloodborne viruses has been linked to restricting syringe access through pharmacies. Expanding syringe access through pharmacies has reduced injection-related HIV risk...
  31. PillStream: Agile High-Throughput Assembly of Custom Multi-Medication Packaging
    EDWARD ACWORTH; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..accuracy, high throughput production of Custom Multi-medication Packages (CMPTM) that will enable Central-Fill pharmacies to provide their LTCF customers with short cycle dispensing at reduced cost and with closed-loop capability ..
  32. International Feasibility Study of Pharmacy-based HIV Prevention: San Francisco
    Alexander H Kral; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The purpose of this study is to assess the feasibility of using pharmacies as public health venues to provide HIV-related services to injection drug users (IDUs) in the United States and international ..
  33. Policy influences on ART adherence promotion in community &mail-order pharmacies
    Jennifer W Kibicho; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our preliminary qualitative study indicated that pharmacists in specialty pharmacies already use multiple strategies to prevent and resolve adherence barriers that disrupt therapy, but face ..
  34. Optimizing Medication Therapy Management for Chronically Ill Medicare Part D Bene
    MARGIE SNYDER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The research specific aims include-- Aim 1: In a cohort of community pharmacies participating in a practice-based research network, characterize practice workflow in order to identify ..
  35. Contraceptive Services/Primary Care to Prevent Birth Defects
    Eleanor Bimla Schwarz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..retrospective cohort study of 650,000 women of reproductive age served by Northern California Kaiser Permanente pharmacies to identify which potentially teratogenic medications are most frequently prescribed without use of highly ..
  36. Enhancing HIV Medication Adherence in India
    DEBORAH LYNNE JONES; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..2006a), patient lack of disclosure, the cost of transportation to clinics or pharmacies (Ekstrand et al., 2006a, Wanchu, 2007) and limited access to care (Nukella, 2007)...
  37. A Statewide Pediatric Safety Collaboration to Standardize Compounded Oral Liquids
    JAMES GLENN STEVENSON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Changes in the concentration of the oral liquid may occur when patients change pharmacies, when they transition between the hospital and the outpatient environment, or when they return to the hospital ..
  38. A New Verification Process to Reduce Dispensing Error Rate in Community Pharmacie
    JENNA LEE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..research is to develop a closed-loop process to significantly reduce the dispensing error rate for community pharmacies. In the proposed dispensing process, almost all initial medication filling errors will be caught by an ..
  39. Conduct a nationwide epidemiological study of Rx drug diversion for non-medical u
    DOUGLAS CORRY MCDONALD; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The principal aim will be to estimate the diversion from retail pharmacies of 25 different controlled prescription drugs, most of which are scheduled and are known to be abused...
  40. Improving Rural Healthcare Transitions Through Health Information Exchange
    Kenneth E Wood; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..laboratory and radiology reports;medication lists from pharmacy benefit management companies (PBMs) and retail pharmacies;and problem lists, allergy lists, electrocardiogram (ECG) traces, and consult reports...
  41. PEDIATRIC HYDROXYUREA PHASE III CLINICAL TRIAL
    Zora R Rogers; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..NICHD contributed funds to pay for adding ..
  42. PEDIATRIC HYDROXYUREA PHASE III CLINICAL TRIAL
    Zora R Rogers; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..NICHD contributed funds to pay for adding ..
  43. PEDIATRIC HYDROXYUREA PHASE III CLINICAL TRIAL
    James F Casella; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..NICHD contributed funds to pay for adding ..
  44. PEDIATRIC HYDROXYUREA PHASE III CLINICAL TRIAL
    Scott T Miller; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..NICHD contributed funds to pay for adding ..
  45. The Impact of Medicaid Reimbursement Policies on Pharmaceutical Spending
    ABBY ELIZABETH ALPERT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Insurer reimbursement rules change the incentives for how pharmacies purchase generic drugs...
  46. PEDIATRIC HYDROXYUREA PHASE III CLINICAL TRIAL
    LINDA MONUM; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..NICHD contributed funds to pay for adding new clinical sites as satellites, study drug manufacturing, and pharmacokinetics analyses. ..
  47. EHR-based Health Literacy Strategy to Promote Medication Therapy Management
    STEPHEN PERSELL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..e. pharmacies)...
  48. Rural Trial of Clinic Order Entry with Decision Support
    Matthew 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...
  49. OTC Syringe Sales to Prevent HIV in Underserved Areas of Inland California
    Robin A Pollini; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..SB41, which went into effect on January 1, 2012, allows pharmacies to sell up to 30 syringes without a prescription...
  50. PILOT TESTING OF ELECTRONIC PRESCRIBING STANDARDS
    Douglas Bell; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..routing companies RxHub and SureScripts, Caremark's mail-order pharmacy and Walgreen's retail pharmacies, and Anthony Schueth, a leader of standards development efforts for electronic prescribing...
  51. Promoting Health Literacy for Newly Prescribed Medications via the EMR
    Michael Wolf; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..b>Pharmacies transcribe these physician prescriptions onto the Rx label, which is then directed to patients...
  52. PHARMACIST USE OF ONLINE INFORMATION SERVICES
    MARIE ABATE; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Surveys have noted that community pharmacies often have inadequate reference libraries...
  53. SYRINGE ACCESS AND HIV RISK
    Merrill Singer; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..g., nature of availability of sterile syringes form SEPs and pharmacies, police pressure, transportation, etc)...
  54. Medication List Consistency When Patients Transition from Hospital to Community
    Korey A Kennelty; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..identify where, why, and what types of medication discrepancies occur post-hospitalization but not at community pharmacies where patients commonly fill their medications after discharge...
  55. Phase II/III Trial-Sildenafil for Sickle Cell Disease-Assoc. Pulm. Hypertension
    Jane Little; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A Data Coordinating Center (DCC), eight Clinical Sites, and a pharmacy distribution center are being awarded. ..
  56. Phase II/III Trial-Sildenafil for Sickle Cell Disease-Assoc. Pulm. Hypertension
    CLAUDIA MORRIS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A Data Coordinating Center (DCC), eight Clinical Sites, and a pharmacy distribution center are being awarded. ..
  57. Phase II/III Trial-Sildenafil for Sickle Cell Disease-Assoc. Pulm. Hypertension
    KRISHNAMURTI LAKSHMANAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A Data Coordinating Center (DCC), eight Clinical Sites, and a pharmacy distribution center are being awarded...
  58. Phase II/III Trial-Sildenafil for Sickle Cell Disease-Assoc. Pulm. Hypertension
    Victor Gordeuk; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A Data Coordinating Center (DCC), eight Clinical Sites, and a pharmacy distribution center are being awarded. ..
  59. A DNA-based Barcode System to Prevent Drug Counterfeiting
    Zhong Li; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The consumers, drug distributers, and pharmacies will use the EZReader to authenticate the tags therefore verify the drugs...
  60. GOLDENSEAL(HYDRASTIS CANADENSIS)REMEDY FOR ORAL DISEASES
    Christine 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...
  61. IDU Access to HIV/HCV Prevention
    Grace 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...
  62. OVER THE COUNTER SYRINGE PURCHASE IN FIVE COMMUNITIES
    Wilson Compton; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..to: (1) establish and compare rates of successful OTC syringe purchase by injection drug users (IDUs) at pharmacies in five states, which vary in the policies and regulations governing syringe purchase and possession; and (2) ..
  63. Long term care e-prescribing standards pilot study.
    MICHAEL BORDELON; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The Achieve pilot study will involve all necessary stake holder types, including LTC providers, institutional pharmacies, software solution vendors, and Pharmacy Benefits Managers (PBMs)...
  64. Expanded Syringe Access Program--NY Evaluation
    David 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...