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. 2005OBJECTIVE: 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 ..
- 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..While pharmacists are aware of their role as educators about both CAM and conventional medicines, there is a need for greater access to CAM resources and education on these therapies...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 ..
- 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...
- 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.
- 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. 2006OBJECTIVE: 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 ..
- 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.
- 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
- 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..METHOD: A questionnaire survey of community pharmacies was carried out in Grampian, a mixed urban-rural Health Board area in NE Scotland with a population of 532,432...
- 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...
- 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...
- [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...
- 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....
- 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...
- 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.
- 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.
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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. 2005BACKGROUND: Many 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 ..
- 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...
- 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...
- 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) ..
- Generic dispensing and substitution in mail and retail pharmaciesMarta Wosinska
Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004Mail-order pharmacies have lower aggregate generic-dispensing rates than their retail counterparts...
- 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.
- Influence of mandatory generic substitution on pharmaceutical sales patterns: a national study over five yearsKarolina 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....
- 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...
- 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....
- Increased access to unrestricted pharmacy sales of syringes in Seattle-King County, Washington: structural and individual-level changes, 1996 versus 2003Ryan J Deibert
Health Services Department, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Am J Public Health 96:1347-53. 2006..We replicated a 1996 study by conducting pharmacist phone surveys and syringe test-buys in randomly selected pharmacies. Test-buy success increased from 48% in 1996 to 65% in 2003 (P=.04)...
- Mail order pharmacy--savings or added cost?Thomas Kaye
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma, USA
Manag Care 12:33-5. 2003
- 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....
- 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 ..
- 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
- 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...
- Low sale of antibiotics without prescription: a cross-sectional study in Zimbabwean private pharmaciesN Nyazema
Department of Clinical Pharmacology, College of Health Sciences, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe
J Antimicrob Chemother 59:718-26. 2007..of private pharmacy practice with a focus on the extent of antibiotic sales without prescription in private pharmacies in four Zimbabwean cities in relation to two tracer infectious conditions-sexually transmitted infections (STIs) ..
- Drugs: just a click away. Online pharmacies can make dangerous drugs easy to get, but also can promote better health care. Should we regulate them?Rachel Brand
State Legis 33:45, 47, 49. 2007
- 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...
- 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.
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- A multistate trial of pharmacy syringe purchaseWilson M Compton
National Institute on Drug Abuse, 6001 Executive Boulevard, MSC 9589, Bethesda, MD 20892 9589, USA
J Urban Health 81:661-70. 2004b>Pharmacies are a potential site for access to sterile syringes as a means for preventing human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), but the type and extent of their utility is uncertain...
- Current status of prospective drug utilization reviewThomas R Fulda
Center for the Advancement of Patient Safety U S Pharmacopeia, Rockville, Maryland, USA
J Manag Care Pharm 10:433-41. 2004..Online computerized pDUR has been the subject of numerous critical examinations in the pharmacy and medical literature. Recent publications have sought to illustrate perceived shortcomings in the DUR systems currently in use...
- Feedback from community pharmacy users on the contribution of community pharmacy to improving the public's health: a systematic review of the peer reviewed and non-peer reviewed literature 1990-2002Claire Anderson
Health and Society, School of Pharmacy University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
Health Expect 7:191-202. 2004To systematically review feedback from pharmacy users on their perceptions and experiences of health-related advice and services provided from community pharmacies.
- 'Uppers' keep going upHamid Ghodse
Br J Psychiatry 191:279-81. 2007..The internet plays a significant role in global misuse of amphetamine-type stimulants, permitting uncontrolled dispensing by online pharmacies and providing information on techniques for illicit manufacture.
- Inadequate drug advice in the pharmacies of Guatemala and Mexico: the scale of the problem and explanatory factorsA Kroeger
Latin American Centre for Health Research, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, UK
Ann Trop Med Parasitol 95:605-16. 2001A study of urban pharmacies in Guatemala and in Chiapas, southern Mexico, was undertaken to analyse the scale of the inadequate drug advice provided, and to identify the contributing factors...
- 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...
- Nature, frequency and determinants of prescription modifications in Dutch community pharmaciesH Buurma
SIR Institute for Pharmacy Practice Research, Leiden, The Netherlands
Br J Clin Pharmacol 52:85-91. 2001AIMS: To examine the nature, frequency and determinants of prescription modifications in Dutch community pharmacies. METHODS: A prospective case-control study comparing modified prescriptions with nonmodified prescriptions was carried out ..
- Impact of pharmacy-based syringe access on injection practices among injecting drug users in Minnesota, 1998 to 1999N U Cotten-Oldenburg
AIDS STD Prevention Services Section, Minnesota Department of Health, 717 Delaware Street S E, Minneapolis, MN 55440 9441, U S A
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 27:183-92. 2001..IDUs were more likely to purchase syringes at pharmacies after enactment of the laws (odds ratio [OR], 2.66; 95% confidence interval [CI], 1.83-3...
- Recruitment of participants through community pharmacies for a pharmacogenetic study of antihypertensive drug treatmentDiane B M A van Wieren-de Wijer
Department of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacotherapy, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Utrecht, PO Box 80082, 3508 TB Utrecht, The Netherlands
Pharm World Sci 31:158-64. 2009..To describe the design, recruitment and baseline characteristics of participants in a community pharmacy based pharmacogenetic study of antihypertensive drug treatment...
- 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.
- "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.
- 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)...
- 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 ..
- 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...
- Evaluation of a pediatric wellness program in three supermarket pharmacies: a 6-month pilot projectKristin Wilsanen Weitzel
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash) 42:655-7. 2002
- Guidelines and educational outreach visits from community pharmacists to improve prescribing in general practice: a randomised controlled trialM Watson
Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
J Health Serv Res Policy 6:207-13. 2001....
- Interdisciplinary working between community pharmacists and community nurses: the views of community pharmacistsAlison While
Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, Kings College, London, UK
J Interprof Care 19:164-70. 2005....
- Cost-effectiveness analysis of pharmaceutical care in a medicare drug benefit programLida R Etemad
Economic and Outcomes Research, Ingenix, Eden Prairie, MN, USA
Value Health 6:425-35. 2003..This model is conservative in that it does not include ongoing benefits from medication monitoring or increased elderly drug utilization and polypharmacy as the Medicare drug program is phased in...
- Self medication with St. John's wort in depressive disorders: an observational study in community pharmaciesMichael 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...
- Utilization of prescription medications and ancillary pharmacy services among rural elders in west Texas: distance barriers and implications for telepharmacyBrian Collins
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, USA
J Health Hum Serv Adm 30:75-97. 2007..In addition, we examine whether regulations that prohibit competition between independent pharmacies and telepharmacies create a distance barrier to prescription medication...
- A pharmacist model of perceived responsibility for drug therapy outcomesLourdes G Planas
Department of Clinical and Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy, University of Oklahoma, P O Box 26901, Oklahoma City, OK 73190, USA
Soc Sci Med 60:2393-403. 2005..These findings have implications for pharmacy practice and research...
- Migraine therapy: a survey of pharmacists' knowledge, attitudes, and practice patternsRichard G Wenzel
Diamond Headache Clinic Inpatient Unit, Pharmacy Dept. St. Joseph Hospital, Chicago, Illnois, USA
Headache 45:47-52. 2005..CONCLUSIONS: Our results show pharmacists, particularly those in community pharmacies, interact with headache sufferers multiple times daily...
- Quality of pharmaceutical items available from drugstores in Phnom Penh, CambodiaDaravuth Yang
Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Naresuan University, Phitsanulok, Thailand
Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 35:741-7. 2004..Type of packaging and source of medications were related to the quality of samples. This study has important implications for the Cambodian government regarding the control of the quality of pharmaceutical items available in drugstores...
- Effect of therapeutic class on counseling in community pharmaciesKirsti K Vainio
Department of Social Pharmacy, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1627, FIN 70211 Kuopio, Finland
Ann Pharmacother 36:781-6. 2002..To assess the effect and importance of the therapeutic class of a drug as a determinant for verbal counseling by community pharmacists...
- Pharmacists' and technicians' perceptions and attitudes toward dispensing buprenorphine/ naloxone to patients with opioid dependenceDennis W Raisch
Veterans Affairs Cooperative Studies Program, Clinical Research Pharmacy Coordinating Center, Albuquerque, NM 87106, USA
J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 45:23-32. 2005..To assess the perceptions and attitudes of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians involved in an office-based opioid dependence treatment program using buprenorphine/naloxone...
- Experience with a clinical decision support system in community pharmacies to recommend narrow-spectrum antimicrobials, nonantimicrobial prescriptions, and OTC products to decrease broad-spectrum antimicrobial useKarl J Madaras-Kelly
ISU College of Pharmacy, c o Boise VA Medical Center, 500 W Fort St 119A, Boise, ID 83702, USA
J Manag Care Pharm 12:390-7. 2006..Overuse of antibiotics increases the incidence of bacterial resistance and contributes avoidable costs to the health care system...
- Medication therapy management services in North Carolina community pharmacies: current practice patterns and projected demandRichard A Hansen
School of Pharmacy, Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 7360, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 46:700-6. 2006To evaluate the types of cognitive services offered and the number of patients being served in community pharmacies, determine the number of pharmacies that plan to offer medication therapy management (MTM) services under the Medicare ..
- Conscience in context: pharmacist rights and the eroding moral marketplaceRobert K Vischer
University of St. Thomas School of Law, Minnesota, USA
Stanford Law Pol Rev 17:83-119. 2006
- Beliefs about medicines among Swedish pharmacy employeesTove M Jörgensen
Department of Social Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, P O Box 453, 405 30, Goteborg, Sweden
Pharm World Sci 28:233-8. 2006..A further aim was to analyse whether these beliefs were associated with any background characteristics, such as age, professional category or medication use...
- Intensive community pharmacy intervention had little impact on triptan consumption: a randomized controlled trialJens Søndergaard
Research Unit for General Practice, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
Scand J Prim Health Care 24:16-21. 2006..To evaluate the impact of an intensive pharmaceutical care campaign targeting inappropriate use of triptans...
- [Comparison of viewpoints and awareness between patients with and without a "family pharmacy"]Sei-ichiro Hayashi
Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Meiji Pharmaceutical University, Tokyo, Japan
Yakugaku Zasshi 126:123-31. 2006..Paying attention to these differences, we found that patients "with a family pharmacy" have resolved doubts about or dissatisfaction with medical care to some extent...
- Likelihood of reporting adverse events in community pharmacy: an experimental studyD M Ashcroft
Centre for Innovation in Practice, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Manchester, UK
Qual Saf Health Care 15:48-52. 2006..Little is known about levels of engagement with the NRLS...
- The implementation of a harm minimisation model for the identification and treatment of over-the-counter drug misuse and abuse in community pharmacies in Northern IrelandMayyada Wazaify
Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
Patient Educ Couns 64:136-41. 2006This study tested an intervention model which sought to minimise over-the-counter (OTC) drug misuse and abuse in community pharmacies.
- Application of concentration ratios to analyze the phenomenon of "next-door" pharmacy in TaiwanTzeng Ji Chen
Department of Family Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, No 201 Section 2 Shih Pai Road, Taipei 11217, Taiwan
Clin Ther 28:1225-30. 2006..To avoid profit loss from no longer being able to dispense prescription medications, some clinics opened pharmacies located under the same roof as the clinic ("next-door" pharmacies) or hired an on-site pharmacist...
- Post-training quality of syndromic management of sexually transmitted infections by chemists and druggists in Pokhara, Nepal: is it satisfactory?M M H Khan
Department of Public Health, Sapporo Medical University, Japan
Int J Qual Health Care 18:66-72. 2006....
- Pharmacies, pharmacists, and conscientious objectionMark R Wicclair
West Virginia University, USA
Kennedy Inst Ethics J 16:225-50. 2006....
- Investigation of patients' demand for community pharmacies: relationship between pharmacy services and patient satisfactionM Kamei
College of Pharmacy, Nihon University, Narashinodai, Funabashi 274-8555, Japan
Yakugaku Zasshi 121:215-20. 2001..pharmacy based on the analysis of questionnaire responses on community pharmacy services from the patients at 32 pharmacies in Tokyo and Osaka...
- [Pharmacy syringe exchange program for injection drug users]Nicolas Bonnet
Apothicom, Ivry sur Seine
Presse Med 35:1811-8. 2006..To demonstrate that a syringe exchange program can reduce syringe re-use, to encourage HCV screening by injection drug users (IDUs), and to provide a new harm reduction tool through the pharmacy network...
- Determinants of pharmacists' interventions linked to prescription processingM P Westein
Department of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacotherapy, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences (UIPS, PO Box 80 082, 3508 TB Utrecht, The Netherlands
Pharm World Sci 23:98-101. 2001..METHODS: As part of a yearly continuing education programme, all community pharmacies in the region of 'Zealand' (N = 23) in the south-west of The Netherlands kept detailed records of all ..
- Actual and perceived provision of pharmaceutical care in Danish community pharmacies: the pharmacists' opinionsCharlotte Rossing
Pharmakon, Milnersvej 42, Hillerød, 3400, Denmark
Pharm World Sci 27:175-81. 2005The study explores characteristics of community pharmacies with respect to implementing pharmaceutical care activities. The article addresses the provision of pharmaceutical care at reality level, perceived level and policy level.
- Identifying and assisting low-literacy patients with medication use: a survey of community pharmaciesJessica L Praska
Department of Veterans Affairs, Pharmacy Service, Denver, CO 80220 3808, USA
Ann Pharmacother 39:1441-5. 2005..Low patient literacy is associated with poor medication adherence and health outcomes. However, little is known about how pharmacies address literacy-related needs among patrons.
- [Heavy consumers of drugs--seen from the viewpoint of the community pharmacist]Kari Svane Mellbye
Løveapoteket, Torggaten 72, 2317 Hamar
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:3069-71. 2004..The objective of this study was to identify heavy users of medicines who may be exposed to drug interactions...
- Beliefs about medicines and self-reported adherence among pharmacy clientsAnn Charlotte Mårdby
Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Goteborg University, Box 453, SE 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
Patient Educ Couns 69:158-64. 2007..To analyse any association between general beliefs about medicines and self-reported adherence among pharmacy clients. Further, to examine general beliefs about medicines by background variables...
- Interventions in seamless careAnneke D Booij
Quality Institute for Pharmaceutical Care, Kampen, The Netherlands
Pharm World Sci 25:41-2. 2003..CONCLUSION: When communication between community and hospital pharmacists is optimised, patients will face fewer problems with their medication when they are discharged from hospital...
- Barriers to pharmaceutical care in ArgentinaSonia A Uema
Departamento de Farmacia, Facultad de Ciencias Quimicas, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Ciudad Universitaria, Cordoba, Argentina
Pharm World Sci 30:211-5. 2008..To identify the perceived barriers to implementing pharmaceutical care in Argentina...
- [Behavioral Pharmaceutical Care Scale: research on the extent of the implementation of pharmaceutical care in Belgian pharmacies]V Foulon
Onderzoekscentrum voor Farmaceutische Zorg en Farmacoeconomie, KU Leuven
J Pharm Belg 62:85-92. 2007
- 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...
- Death of pharmacy or safer dispensing?Wayne McNee
N Z Med J 116:U446. 2003
- Improving adherence and persistence: a review and assessment of interventions and description of steps toward a national adherence initiativeKem P Krueger
Department of Pharmacy Care Systems, Harrison School of Pharmacy, 128 Miller Hall, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 43:668-78; quiz 678-9. 2003..reported in the literature, to identify interventions being conducted and/or sponsored by large chain pharmacies and pharmaceutical manufacturers, and to seek input from a panel of pharmacists who address adherence issues on ..
- Electronic transfer of prescription-related information: comparing views of patients, general practitioners, and pharmacistsTerry Porteous
Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY
Br J Gen Pract 53:204-9. 2003The National Health Service (NHS) intends to introduce a system of electronic transfer of prescription-related information between general practitioners (GPs) and community pharmacies. The NHS Plan describes how this will be achieved.
- [Basic study to establish medication safety culture with patient-commitment style in community pharmacy: An examination from meeting reports]Mitsuko Onda
Clinical Laboratory of Practical Pharmacy, Osaka University of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 4 20 1 Nasahara, Takatsuki City 569 1094, Japan
Yakugaku Zasshi 127:2075-8. 2007..Pharmacists at 38 community pharmacies instituted a 3-month trial period of rigorous prescription confirmation by checking filled prescriptions against ..
- [Analysis of possibilities of pharmaceutical care elements implementation in Lithuanian community pharmacies]Vaidas Skyrius
Department of Drug Technology and Pharmaceutical Management, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania
Medicina (Kaunas) 39:143-7. 2003..survey--possibilities of implementation of pharmaceutical care elements in daily work of Lithuanian community pharmacies. All pharmacists have to ensure the best quality of pharmaceutical services which they render to their patients...
- Perceptions of pharmacists as providers of immunizations for adult patientsElizabeth W Blake
Department of Pharmacy Practice, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
Pharmacotherapy 23:248-54. 2003..However, 35% of the providers did not agree that pharmacists should provide immunizations in local pharmacies. Most (97%) of the immunized patients felt comfortable with their provider but did not recall that a pharmacist ..
- 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 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)..
- 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)..
- 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...
- 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 ..
- 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...
- 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 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 ..
- 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 ..
- 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...
- 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 ..
- 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...
- 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...