community pharmacy services

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Summary: Total pharmaceutical services provided to the public through community pharmacies.

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  1. ncbi Sensitivity of patient outcomes to pharmacist interventions. Part II: Systematic review and meta-analysis in hypertension management
    Marcio Machado
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Pharmacother 41:1770-81. 2007
  2. pmc Exploring consumer and pharmacist views on the professional role of the pharmacist with respect to natural health products: a study of focus groups
    Della Kwan
    1Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Complement Altern Med 8:40. 2008
  3. ncbi Community pharmacy service users' views and perceptions of alcohol screening and brief intervention
    Ranjita Dhital
    Division of Health and Social Care Research and Division of Pharmaceutical Science, King s College London, London, UK
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:596-602. 2010
  4. ncbi Management of childhood acute respiratory infections at private pharmacies in Vietnam
    N T Chuc
    Hanoi Medical University, Division of International Health, Vietnam
    Ann Pharmacother 35:1283-8. 2001
  5. pmc A cluster randomized controlled Trial to Evaluate an Ambulatory primary care Management program for patients with dyslipidemia: the TEAM study
    Julie Villeneuve
    Faculties of Pharmacy, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 182:447-55. 2010
  6. ncbi Potential determinants of drug-drug interaction associated dispensing in community pharmacies
    Matthijs L Becker
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Drug Saf 28:371-8. 2005
  7. ncbi Risky drinking among community pharmacy customers in New Zealand and their attitudes towards pharmacist screening and brief interventions
    Janie Sheridan
    The School of Pharmacy, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Drug Alcohol Rev 31:56-63. 2012
  8. ncbi Pharmacist intervention in primary care to improve outcomes in patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction
    Richard Lowrie
    Long Term Conditions and Research, Pharmacy and Prescribing Support Unit, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Queens Park House, Victoria Infirmary, Langside Road, Glasgow, UK
    Eur Heart J 33:314-24. 2012
  9. ncbi Sequential screening for diabetes--evaluation of a campaign in Swiss community pharmacies
    Kurt E Hersberger
    Institute of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 50, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Pharm World Sci 28:171-9. 2006
  10. pmc Factors affecting collaboration between general practitioners and community pharmacists: a qualitative study
    Maria Rubio-Valera
    Research and Development Unit, Fundació Sant Joan de Déu, Calle Picasso 13, Sant Boi de Llobregat, Barcelona 08830, Spain
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:188. 2012

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Publications237 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Sensitivity of patient outcomes to pharmacist interventions. Part II: Systematic review and meta-analysis in hypertension management
    Marcio Machado
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Pharmacother 41:1770-81. 2007
    ..Hypertension is a major health concern worldwide due to its deleterious impact. Few studies have quantitatively assessed pharmacists' interventions in hypertensive patients...
  2. pmc Exploring consumer and pharmacist views on the professional role of the pharmacist with respect to natural health products: a study of focus groups
    Della Kwan
    1Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Complement Altern Med 8:40. 2008
    ..In this paper, consumers' and practicing pharmacists' perceptions of pharmacists' professional responsibilities with respect to NHPs are examined...
  3. ncbi Community pharmacy service users' views and perceptions of alcohol screening and brief intervention
    Ranjita Dhital
    Division of Health and Social Care Research and Division of Pharmaceutical Science, King s College London, London, UK
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:596-602. 2010
    ..However, little is known if SBI would be utilised and views of people who might use the service. Therefore, the aim was to investigate potential barriers and enablers of pharmacy SBI...
  4. ncbi Management of childhood acute respiratory infections at private pharmacies in Vietnam
    N T Chuc
    Hanoi Medical University, Division of International Health, Vietnam
    Ann Pharmacother 35:1283-8. 2001
    ..To investigate the knowledge and practice among private pharmacy staff in Hanoi regarding case management of mild acute respiratory infection (ARI) in children...
  5. pmc A cluster randomized controlled Trial to Evaluate an Ambulatory primary care Management program for patients with dyslipidemia: the TEAM study
    Julie Villeneuve
    Faculties of Pharmacy, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 182:447-55. 2010
    ..Few studies have reported the efficacy of collaborative care involving family physicians and community pharmacists for patients with dyslipidemia...
  6. ncbi Potential determinants of drug-drug interaction associated dispensing in community pharmacies
    Matthijs L Becker
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Drug Saf 28:371-8. 2005
    ..Further assessment of the relation between these determinants and the dispensing of DDIs and of the relation between DDI-associated dispensing and patient harm is recommended...
  7. ncbi Risky drinking among community pharmacy customers in New Zealand and their attitudes towards pharmacist screening and brief interventions
    Janie Sheridan
    The School of Pharmacy, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Drug Alcohol Rev 31:56-63. 2012
    ..To estimate the prevalence of risky drinking among customers in community pharmacies and to explore customer attitudes towards screening and brief intervention (SBI)...
  8. ncbi Pharmacist intervention in primary care to improve outcomes in patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction
    Richard Lowrie
    Long Term Conditions and Research, Pharmacy and Prescribing Support Unit, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Queens Park House, Victoria Infirmary, Langside Road, Glasgow, UK
    Eur Heart J 33:314-24. 2012
    ..Meta-analysis of small trials suggests that pharmacist-led collaborative review and revision of medical treatment may improve outcomes in heart failure...
  9. ncbi Sequential screening for diabetes--evaluation of a campaign in Swiss community pharmacies
    Kurt E Hersberger
    Institute of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 50, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Pharm World Sci 28:171-9. 2006
    ..The object of this study was to develop a sequential screening concept and to evaluate it in a national pharmacy based screening campaign...
  10. pmc Factors affecting collaboration between general practitioners and community pharmacists: a qualitative study
    Maria Rubio-Valera
    Research and Development Unit, Fundació Sant Joan de Déu, Calle Picasso 13, Sant Boi de Llobregat, Barcelona 08830, Spain
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:188. 2012
    ..Our objective was to identify and analyze factors affecting GP-CP collaboration...
  11. ncbi General practitioners' and pharmacists' perceptions of the role of community pharmacists in delivering clinical services
    Linda J M Bryant
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Auckland, PO Box 92 019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
    Res Social Adm Pharm 5:347-62. 2009
    ..Differing role perceptions are likely to result in barriers to pharmacists expanding their roles in health care...
  12. pmc Pharmacy Asthma Care Program (PACP) improves outcomes for patients in the community
    Carol Armour
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Building A15, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Thorax 62:496-502. 2007
    ..The impact of the Pharmacy Asthma Care Program (PACP) on asthma control was assessed using a multi-site randomised intervention versus control repeated measures study design...
  13. ncbi Randomized trial assessing the effectiveness of a pharmacist-delivered program for smoking cessation
    Larry A Dent
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Skaggs School of Pharmacy, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 43:194-201. 2009
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  14. ncbi Lightening the load? A systematic review of community pharmacy-based weight management interventions
    J Gordon
    Community Dietetic Department, Westholme, Woodend Hospital, Aberdeen, UK
    Obes Rev 12:897-911. 2011
    ..No study reported economic evaluations. Currently, there is insufficient evidence for the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of community pharmacy-based weight management initiatives to support investment in their provision...
  15. ncbi Improving the well-being of elderly patients via community pharmacy-based provision of pharmaceutical care: a multicentre study in seven European countries
    C Bernsten
    Socialstyrelsen, Stockholm, Sweden
    Drugs Aging 18:63-77. 2001
    ..Future research methodology and implementation will be informed by the experience gained from this challenging trial...
  16. ncbi Screening and brief interventions for alcohol: attitudes, knowledge and experience of community pharmacists in Auckland, New Zealand
    Janie Sheridan
    The School of Pharmacy, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:380-7. 2008
    ..This role has not been taken up by community pharmacists. This study aimed to explore attitudes, knowledge, barriers and incentives towards involvement of community pharmacists in New Zealand with problem drinkers...
  17. ncbi Determinants of the uptake of medicines use reviews (MURs) by community pharmacies in England: a multi-method study
    Fay Bradley
    Centre for Innovation in Practice, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Health Policy 88:258-68. 2008
    ..To explore and identify the key determinants influencing the uptake of medicines use reviews (MURs), a new community pharmacy service in England...
  18. ncbi Community pharmacists in Australia: barriers to information provision on complementary and alternative medicines
    Susan J Semple
    Quality Use of Medicines and Pharmacy Research Centre, Sansom Institute, School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Pharm World Sci 28:366-73. 2006
    ..To determine, by surveying Australian community pharmacists, the perceived barriers to the provision of information about complementary and alternative medicines (CAMs) and suggestions for overcoming them...
  19. ncbi Community pharmacy services in Portugal
    Suzete Costa
    Department of Pharmacy based Disease Management Programs, Portuguese National Association of Pharmacies, Lisbon, Portugal
    Ann Pharmacother 40:2228-34. 2006
    To describe the status and outline the trends of community pharmacy services in the Portuguese healthcare system.
  20. ncbi Identification of potential drug-related problems in the elderly: the role of the community pharmacist
    Thijs H A M Vinks
    Brabant Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development BIRD, Tilburg, The Neterlands
    Pharm World Sci 28:33-8. 2006
    ..This pharmacy-based study was performed to identify potential DRPs from prescription records of the elderly and the role of the pharmacist in this process...
  21. ncbi The BC Community Pharmacy Asthma Study: A study of clinical, economic and holistic outcomes influenced by an asthma care protocol provided by specially trained community pharmacists in British Columbia
    William McLean
    Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research Unit, Ottawa Hospital General Campus, 501 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8L6, Canada
    Can Respir J 10:195-202. 2003
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  22. ncbi Improving malaria home treatment by training drug retailers in rural Kenya
    V M Marsh
    Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Collaborative Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya
    Trop Med Int Health 9:451-60. 2004
    ..These findings strongly support the inclusion of private drug retailers in control strategies aiming to improve prompt effective treatment of malaria...
  23. ncbi Effectiveness of interventions by community pharmacists to improve patient adherence to chronic medication: a systematic review
    Boris Lg Van Wijk
    Department of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacotherapy, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht, Netherlands
    Ann Pharmacother 39:319-28. 2005
    ..To systematically review the impact of interventions by community pharmacists on patients' adherence with chronic medication...
  24. pmc Collaboration between family physicians and community pharmacists to enhance adherence to chronic medications: opinions of Saskatchewan family physicians
    Tessa Laubscher
    Department of Academic Family Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, 3311 Fairlight Dr, Saskatoon, SK S7M 3Y5
    Can Fam Physician 55:e69-75. 2009
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  25. ncbi Practice change in community pharmacy: quantification of facilitators
    Alison S Roberts
    The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Ann Pharmacother 42:861-8. 2008
    ..The implementation process is complex, involving a range of internal and external factors...
  26. ncbi Pharmacist's identity development within multidisciplinary primary health care teams in Ontario; qualitative results from the IMPACT project
    Kevin Pottie
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5, Canada
    Res Social Adm Pharm 5:319-26. 2009
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  27. ncbi Measurement of patient satisfaction with community pharmacy services: a review
    Pradnya Naik Panvelkar
    University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Pharm World Sci 31:525-37. 2009
    ..The aim of this review is to conduct an in-depth analysis of the available literature in order to identify and evaluate studies measuring patient satisfaction with pharmacy services delivered by pharmacists in a community setting...
  28. ncbi Enhancing an advanced community pharmacy practice experience through use of a student pharmacist manual
    Jeegisha Patel
    University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, Corvallis, PA, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 48:64-70. 2008
    ..To present a model to preceptors in a community setting for a structured and quality advanced community pharmacy practice experience (ACPPE)...
  29. ncbi Pharmaceutical care in community pharmacies: practice and research in Denmark
    Hanne Herborg
    Research and Development Division, Pharmakon a s, Danish College of Pharmacy Practice, Hillerød, Denmark
    Ann Pharmacother 41:681-9. 2007
    ..To review the current status of Danish community pharmacy in both practice and research and discuss future trends...
  30. ncbi Drug-related problems in general practice: results from a development project in Denmark
    Birthe Soendergaard
    Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, The Danish University of Pharmaceutical Sciences, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Pharm World Sci 28:61-4. 2006
    ..GPs' acceptance and implementation rates of the pharmacist's recommendations are evaluated...
  31. ncbi Identifying at-risk patients through community pharmacy-based hypertension and stroke prevention screening projects
    Stacy A Mangum
    School of Pharmacy, University of Missouri Kansas City, M3 C19 Medical School, 2411 Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO 64108 2792, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash) 43:50-5. 2003
    ..To demonstrate whether a community pharmacist can be successful in identifying and referring patients with elevated blood pressure and/or increased risk of stroke...
  32. ncbi Using the community pharmacy to identify patients at risk of poor asthma control and factors which contribute to this poor control
    Carol L Armour
    Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Asthma 48:914-22. 2011
    ..This results in poor asthma control, poor quality of life, and significant morbidity...
  33. 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
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  34. ncbi The challenge of integrating community pharmacists into the primary health care team: a case study of local pharmaceutical services (LPS) pilots and interprofessional collaboration
    Fay Bradley
    Centre for Innovation in Practice, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Interprof Care 22:387-98. 2008
    ..The findings suggest that establishing interprofessional collaboration between GPs and pharmacists is a piecemeal process, with a reliance on goodwill and trust-based relationships...
  35. ncbi Australian community pharmacists' practice in complementary medicines: a structural equation modeling approach
    Tipaporn Kanjanarach
    Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
    Patient Educ Couns 83:352-9. 2011
    ..This survey tested a model of factors influencing pharmacists' practice in relation to complementary medicines (CMs)...
  36. ncbi Community pharmacists' interventions in asthma care: a descriptive study
    Nola René-Henri
    Pharmacie Yves Pichette, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Pharmacother 43:104-11. 2009
    ..Factors influencing community pharmacists' interventions have been identified, but little information is available regarding these factors in asthma care...
  37. ncbi Medication reconciliation performed by pharmacy technicians at the time of preoperative screening
    Patricia Mla van den Bemt
    Department of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacotherapy, Faculty of Science, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht, Netherlands
    Ann Pharmacother 43:868-74. 2009
    ..A method for decreasing the error rate is medication reconciliation by hospital pharmacists as part of a preoperative clinic. The role of pharmacy technicians in this process has not been studied...
  38. pmc Exploring successful community pharmacist-physician collaborative working relationships using mixed methods
    Margie E Snyder
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Purdue University, W7555 Myers Building, 1001 W 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Res Social Adm Pharm 6:307-23. 2010
    ..Data from successful pairs of community pharmacists and physicians may provide further insights into these exchange variables and expand research on models of professional collaboration...
  39. ncbi Healthcare professional versus patient goal setting in intermittent allergic rhinitis
    J O'CONNOR
    The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 70:111-7. 2008
    ..To examine the impact of healthcare professional versus patient goal setting for the self-management of intermittent allergic rhinitis (AR) on symptom severity and quality of life...
  40. ncbi How was patient empowerment portrayed in information leaflets describing the community pharmacy Medicines Use Review service in the UK?
    Melandi Van den Berg
    Boots UK and Kingston University, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 80:274-6. 2010
    ..We investigated the depiction of the patient-pharmacist power relationship within MUR patient information leaflets...
  41. ncbi Patient evaluation of a community pharmacy medications management service
    Michela Tinelli
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, and Health Economics Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland
    Ann Pharmacother 41:1962-70. 2007
    ..A patient-centered approach is increasingly recognized as an important component in the evaluation of healthcare services...
  42. ncbi A randomized controlled trial of a smoking cessation intervention based in community pharmacies
    T A Maguire
    School of Pharmacy, Queen's University of Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7BL, Northern Ireland
    Addiction 96:325-31. 2001
    ..001 for the difference). CONCLUSION: The community pharmacy-based PAS smoking cessation service can be an effective method of helping people stop smoking when delivered by pharmacists willing to adopt this approach...
  43. ncbi Effectiveness of pharmacist intervention for asthma control improvement
    E Mehuys
    Pharmaceutical Care Unit Ghent, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur Respir J 31:790-9. 2008
    ..In conclusion, pragmatic community pharmacy-based programmes can significantly improve therapeutic outcomes in adult asthma patients...
  44. ncbi Societal perspectives on over-the-counter (OTC) medicines
    Mayyada Wazaify
    Department of Biopharmaceutics and Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
    Fam Pract 22:170-6. 2005
    ..Over-the-counter (OTC) medicines are increasingly used for self-medication, but such products can be misused/abused...
  45. ncbi Implementation of a discontinuation letter to reduce long-term benzodiazepine use--a cluster randomized trial
    Caroline H P A van de Steeg-van Gompel
    Scientific Institute for Quality of Healthcare, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Drug Alcohol Depend 99:105-14. 2009
    ..An informative discontinuation letter for patients has been shown to reduce long-term benzodiazepine use in general practice. However, little is known about its wide scale implementation in primary care...
  46. ncbi Pharmaceutical care in community pharmacies: practice and research in Estonia
    Daisy Volmer
    Institute of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Ann Pharmacother 42:1104-11. 2008
    ..To describe practice and research related to pharmaceutical care in Estonia following the country's restoration of independence from Russia in 1991...
  47. ncbi Pharmacists in primary care. Determinants of the care-providing function of Dutch community pharmacists in primary care
    Paul E M Muijrers
    CZ Health Insurance Company, Sittard, The Netherlands
    Pharm World Sci 26:256-62. 2004
    ..To identify determinants of the care-providing function of the community pharmacists (CPs) to explain variations in professional practice...
  48. ncbi Pharmacists' and consumers' viewpoints on counselling on prescription medicines in Australian community pharmacies
    Hanni P Puspitasari
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Airlangga University, Surabaya, Indonesia
    Int J Pharm Pract 18:202-8. 2010
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  49. pmc Repeat dispensing by community pharmacists: advantages for patients and practitioners
    J Dowell
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, University of Dundee
    Br J Gen Pract 48:1858-9. 1998
    ..The system described operated within the current regulations, was popular, and worked well for patients on stable treatment regimes...
  50. ncbi Providing patient care through community pharmacies in the UK: policy, practice, and research
    Peter R Noyce
    The Workforce Academy, and School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Ann Pharmacother 41:861-8. 2007
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  51. ncbi Pharmacists' discussions of medication side effects: a descriptive study
    Andria Dyck
    Pharmacy EduLab Program, College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7N 5C9
    Patient Educ Couns 56:21-7. 2005
    ..Patient decision-making regarding medication may be affected by how pharmacists communicate such benefits and risks, meriting further investigation into patients' interpretations of information received...
  52. ncbi Sustaining delivery of the first publicly reimbursed cognitive service in Denmark: a cross-case analysis
    Susanne Kaae
    Institute of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, Section for Social Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Pharm Pract 18:21-7. 2010
    ....
  53. ncbi Community pharmacist-initiated screening program for osteoporosis: randomized controlled trial
    N Yuksel
    Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Alberta, 3126 Dentistry Pharmacy Centre, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2N8, Canada
    Osteoporos Int 21:391-8. 2010
    ..Twice as many patients who got the intervention received further testing or treatment for osteoporosis...
  54. ncbi A review of counseling practices on prescription medicines in community pharmacies
    Hanni Prihhastuti Puspitasari
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Building A15, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Res Social Adm Pharm 5:197-210. 2009
    ..Previous reviews of research into pharmacists' counseling practices on prescription medicines have primarily focused on activities at a national level. None have adopted an international perspective...
  55. ncbi A qualitative study of pharmacists' perspectives on the supply of emergency hormonal contraception via patient group direction in the UK
    Paul Bissell
    Centre for Pharmacy, Health and Society, School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham, NG72RD, UK
    Contraception 73:265-70. 2006
    ..To investigate pharmacists' views and experiences of supplying emergency hormonal contraception (EHC) via a group prescribing protocol in community pharmacies in the UK...
  56. pmc A randomised controlled trial of the effect of educational outreach by community pharmacists on prescribing in UK general practice
    Nick Freemantle
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, The Medical School, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston
    Br J Gen Pract 52:290-5. 2002
    ..Educational outreach visits are commonly used to promote changes in prescribing in family practice. However, the effectiveness of outreach visits has not been evaluated across a range of settings...
  57. pmc Medicine sellers and malaria treatment in sub-Saharan Africa: what do they do and how can their practice be improved?
    Catherine Goodman
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:203-18. 2007
    ..Interventions must be adapted to include artemisinin-based combination therapies, and their sustainability and potential to operate at a national level should be further explored...
  58. ncbi Prescribing by pharmacists in Alberta
    Nese Yuksel
    Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 65:2126-32. 2008
    ..The evolution of prescribing by pharmacists in Alberta is described...
  59. ncbi The Pharmacy Diabetes Care Program: assessment of a community pharmacy diabetes service model in Australia
    I Krass
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Sydney University, NSW, Australia
    Diabet Med 24:677-83. 2007
    ..To assess the impact of a community pharmacy diabetes service model on patient outcomes in Type 2 diabetes...
  60. ncbi Integrating multiple programme and policy approaches to hepatitis C prevention and care for injection drug users: a comprehensive approach
    Guthrie S Birkhead
    AIDS Institute, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12237, United States
    Int J Drug Policy 18:417-25. 2007
    ..HCV/HIV co-infection is common and models of service delivery that effectively meet IDUs' needs are required. A HCV strategic plan has stressed integration...
  61. pmc Increasing syringe access and HIV prevention in California: findings from a survey of local health jurisdiction key personnel
    Thomas J Stopka
    Office of AIDS, California Department of Health Services, Sacramento, CA 95899 7426, USA
    J Urban Health 84:116-25. 2007
    ..Further research is needed to identify facilitators and barriers to adopting SB1159, to identify areas for improving technical assistance to implementers, and to assess the public health impact of the legislation...
  62. ncbi Frequency, nature and determinants of pharmaceutical consultations provided in private by Dutch community pharmacists
    Marcel J Kooy
    Apotheek Koning, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Pharm World Sci 29:81-9. 2007
    ..This raised the question, how often Dutch community pharmacists have personal consultations with their patients in daily practice, on which factors this depends, and what kind of topics are discussed during these meetings...
  63. ncbi Dispensing errors in community pharmacy: perceived influence of sociotechnical factors
    Sheryl Szeinbach
    Division of Pharmacy Practice and Administration, College of Pharmacy, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 19:203-9. 2007
    ..e. pharmacy design, drive through pick-up window services and automated dispensing systems)...
  64. ncbi Pharmacist's attitudes towards dispensing errors: their causes and prevention
    G M Peterson
    Tasmanian School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health Science, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    J Clin Pharm Ther 24:57-71. 1999
    ..To assess the attitudes of pharmacists towards the issue of dispensing errors...
  65. pmc Evaluating drug prices, availability, affordability, and price components: implications for access to drugs in Malaysia
    Zaheer Ud Din Babar
    Discipline of Social and Administrative Pharmacy, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia
    PLoS Med 4:e82. 2007
    ..Malaysia's stable health care system is facing challenges with increasing medicine costs. To investigate these issues a survey was carried out to evaluate medicine prices, availability, affordability, and the structure of price components...
  66. ncbi Prospective study of the incidence, nature and causes of dispensing errors in community pharmacies
    Darren M Ashcroft
    School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 14:327-32. 2005
    ..Despite this, there is little published evidence relating to dispensing errors and near misses occurring in this setting. This study sought to determine their incidence, nature and causes...
  67. ncbi Nicotine replacement therapy practices in Finland one year after deregulation of the product sales--has anything changed from the community pharmacy perspective?
    Terhi Kurko
    University of Helsinki, Division of Social Pharmacy, Helsinki, Finland
    Health Policy 91:277-85. 2009
    ..This study assesses the Finnish pharmacy owners' and staff pharmacists' perceptions of NRT products' role and usage patterns about a year after the deregulation...
  68. ncbi The new consumer of medicine--the pharmacy technicians' perspective
    Janine M Traulsen
    The Danish University of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Social Pharmacy, Universitetsparken 2, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Pharm World Sci 26:203-7. 2004
    ..This study aims to determine the relevancee of the concept 'new consumer' for pharmacy practice, in light of the theory of 'risk society'...
  69. ncbi Rural community pharmacy: a feasible site for a health promotion and screening service for cardiovascular risk factors
    Fleur Hourihan
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 11:28-35. 2003
    ..Since this new service was able to identify, educate and refer people at risk of cardiovascular disease in a rural community, we recommend a broader adoption through rural pharmacies...
  70. ncbi Community pharmacy services for drug misusers in Scotland: what difference does 5 years make?
    C Matheson
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Addiction 97:1405-11. 2002
    ....
  71. pmc Evaluation of the clinical value of pharmacists' modifications of prescription errors
    Henk Buurma
    SIR Institute for Pharmacy Practice Research, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 58:503-11. 2004
    ..Our objective was to examine the clinical value of pharmacists' interventions to correct prescription errors...
  72. ncbi Professional status in a changing world: The case of medicines use reviews in English community pharmacy
    Ruth McDonald
    University of Nottingham, Business School and CLAHRC, Sir Colin Campbell Building, Triumph Road, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 71:451-8. 2010
    ..This paper highlights the importance and interplay of other factors which help explain the inability to capitalise fully on the potential contribution to professional status, which reforms to extend professional roles afford...
  73. ncbi Relationship between drug-related problems and health outcomes: a cross-sectional study among cardiovascular patients
    Anne Niquille
    School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Geneva, University of Lausanne, Community Pharmacy, Pharmacie de la PMU, 44 Rue du Bugnon, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Pharm World Sci 32:512-9. 2010
    ....
  74. ncbi Analysis of community chain pharmacists' interventions on electronic prescriptions
    Terri L Warholak
    College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0202, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 49:59-64. 2009
    ..To measure the incidence and nature of prescribing errors on electronic prescriptions (e-prescriptions) that required active intervention by dispensing pharmacists to correct...
  75. ncbi Pharmacists' perceptions of their role in asthma management and barriers to the provision of asthma services
    Vicky S Kritikos
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Pharm Pract 18:209-16. 2010
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  76. ncbi The role of community pharmacists in health education and disease prevention: a survey of their interests and needs in relation to cardiovascular disease
    J O'Loughlin
    Department of Public Health, Montreal General Hospital, 4835, rue Christophe Colomb, Montreal, Quebec, H2J 3G8, Canada
    Prev Med 28:324-31. 1999
    ..However, to date, there is little information on interest in prevention among community pharmacists or on their current prevention practices...
  77. ncbi Drug-related problems identified in post-discharge medication reviews for patients taking warfarin
    Leanne Stafford
    Unit for Medication Outcomes Research and Education, School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 26, Hobart Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Int J Clin Pharm 33:621-6. 2011
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  78. pmc Monitoring community pharmacist's quality of care: a feasibility study of using pharmacy claims data to assess performance
    Nancy Winslade
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, 1140 Pine Avenue West, H3A 1A3 Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:12. 2011
    ..The purpose of this project was to determine the feasibility of routine use of information from these databases by regulatory authorities to screen the quality of care provided at community pharmacies...
  79. ncbi Practice-based research: lessons from community pharmacist participants
    S H Simpson
    EPICORE Center, Division of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Pharmacotherapy 21:731-9. 2001
    ..Second, it provides needed data to demonstrate the value of enhanced pharmacy practice. Thorough understanding of pharmacists' opinions is necessary to optimize the design of future studies...
  80. pmc Public perception on the role of community pharmacists in self-medication and self-care in Hong Kong
    Joyce H You
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong
    BMC Clin Pharmacol 11:19. 2011
    ..This study was to examine Hong Kong public knowledge, attitudes and behaviours regarding self-medication, self-care and the role of pharmacists in self-care...
  81. ncbi Pharmaceutical care research and education project: pharmacists' interventions
    R Kassam
    Structured Pharmacy Education Program, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash) 41:401-10. 2001
    ..Community pharmacists' recommendations to prevent and resolve DRPs were made primarily to patients and were well accepted. More follow-up was needed for all DRPs. When follow-up occurred, the DRP results generally showed improvement...
  82. ncbi Development of the pharmacy safety climate questionnaire: a principal components analysis
    D M Ashcroft
    Centre for Innovation in Practice, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:28-31. 2009
    ..To develop, and examine the component structure and internal consistency, of a questionnaire designed to assess safety climate in the community pharmacy setting...
  83. ncbi Assessment for chronic kidney disease service in high-risk patients at community health clinics
    Harita R Patel
    Shands Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL 32209 6511, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 39:22-7. 2005
    ..Chronic kidney disease (CKD) poses significant public health concerns. Early identification and interventions can help prevent or slow progression to end-stage renal disease...
  84. ncbi The cost effectiveness of a telephone-based pharmacy advisory service to improve adherence to newly prescribed medicines
    Rachel A Elliott
    School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Pharm World Sci 30:17-23. 2008
    ..This "proof of concept" study aimed to assess the cost effectiveness of pharmacists giving advice via telephone, to patients receiving a new medicine for a chronic condition, in England...
  85. ncbi A survey of Estonian consumer expectations from the pharmacy service and a comparison with the opinions of pharmacists
    Peeter Villako
    K Büroo Marketing OU, 112 2 Kalevi Street, Tartu, 50104, Estonia
    Pharm World Sci 29:546-50. 2007
    ..To assess the preferences of pharmacy customers when choosing a pharmacy and their expectations of the service, and comparing these with the opinions of pharmacists...
  86. ncbi An evaluation of a community pharmacy-based rural asthma management service
    Bandana Saini
    Pharmacy Practice Research, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 16:100-8. 2008
    ..To compare the effect of a pharmacist-delivered rural asthma management service (RAMS) on health outcomes for people with asthma in a rural/regional area with 'standard care' delivered through community pharmacies...
  87. ncbi Medication use and disease management of type 2 diabetes in Belgium
    Els Mehuys
    Pharmaceutical Care Unit, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ghent University, Harelbekestraat 72, Gent 9000, Belgium
    Pharm World Sci 30:51-6. 2008
    ..Diabetes Care 2006;29:S4-42) to propose these services as a pharmacist intervention...
  88. ncbi Analgesic medication--communication at pharmacies
    Pär Skoglund
    Department of Pharmacy, Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Patient Educ Couns 51:155-61. 2003
    ..Concordance in pharmaceutical care assumes a much more active client. Therefore facilitating a more active role for the clients at pharmacies is of the outmost importance...
  89. ncbi Perceptions of Saskatchewan community pharmacists regarding a prior-authorization program
    Jason Perepelkin
    College of Pharmacy and Nutirtion, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
    J Manag Care Pharm 13:589-97. 2007
    ..A pharmacist who submits an EDS request must obtain a patient diagnosis from the physician or agent of the physician; a diagnosis presented by the patient is insufficient...
  90. ncbi The effect of pharmacist education on asthma treatment plans for simulated patients
    Lisa Dolovich
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Healthcare, L8N 1G6, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Pharm World Sci 29:228-39. 2007
    ..To determine if an educational program designed for community pharmacists to help patients self manage their asthma could improve pharmacists abilities to facilitate asthma treatment plans. Setting Hamilton and Toronto, Ontario, Canada...
  91. ncbi A comparison of community pharmacists' views of over-the-counter omeprazole and simvastatin
    Derek Stewart
    School of Pharmacy, The Robert Gordon University, Schoolhill, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 16:1290-7. 2007
    ..Simvastatin and omeprazole were re-classified to pharmacy status in Great Britain in summer 2004. The purpose of this study was to compare the views of community pharmacists on over-the-counter (OTC) omeprazole and simvastatin...
  92. ncbi Survey of drug-related problems identified by community pharmacies
    Andrea Hämmerlein
    Center for Drug Information and Pharmacy Practice, ABDA Federal Union of German Associations of Pharmacists, Berlin, Germany
    Ann Pharmacother 41:1825-32. 2007
    ..DRPs can lead to ineffective pharmacotherapy and may cause drug-related morbidity and mortality. Most DRPs are avoidable and community pharmacies are assuming an active role in preventing and solving DRPs...
  93. ncbi Perceptions of pharmaceutical care among pharmacists offering compounding services
    Valerie Yancey
    Primary Care and Health Systems Nursing, School of Nursing, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 48:508-14. 2008
    ..To identify and describe pharmaceutical care practices implemented by independent community pharmacists who provide compounding services...
  94. ncbi Activities and perceptions of pharmacists providing tobacco control services in community pharmacy in Thailand
    Chuanchom Thananithisak
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Naresuan University, Phitsanulok, Thailand
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:921-5. 2008
    ..Most of them perceived the significance of tobacco control activities. However, several barriers were also reported and need to be addressed further...
  95. ncbi The impact of electronic prescribing on the professionalization of community pharmacists: a qualitative study of pharmacists' perception
    Aude Motulsky
    Groupe de recherche interdisciplinaire en sante, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pharm Pharm Sci 11:131-46. 2008
    ..We define professionalization as a pharmaceutical practice centred on clinical activities and made possible by the establishment of professional pharmaceutical services...
  96. ncbi Community pharmacy-based hypertension disease-management program in a Latino/Hispanic-American population
    L Leanne Lai
    College of Pharmacy, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33328, USA
    Consult Pharm 22:411-6. 2007
    ..To evaluate if the community, pharmacy-based hypertension disease-management (DM) program significantly improved patient's clinical outcomes and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in a Latino/Hispanic-American community...
  97. ncbi Attitudes of Finnish community pharmacists toward concordance
    Heli M Kansanaho
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Division of Social Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Ann Pharmacother 38:1946-53. 2004
    ..Concordance is a new model of interaction between healthcare professionals and patients. The work of pharmacists and patients in the consultation is a negotiation between equals, and the aim is therapeutic alliance between them...
  98. ncbi Implementation of a professional program in Finnish community pharmacies in 2000-2002
    Heli Kansanaho
    Division of Social Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, P O Box 56 Viikinkaari 5 E, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Patient Educ Couns 57:272-9. 2005
    ..Future challenges in implementation will be a better commitment of the pharmacy owners to the goals of the national professional strategy and a better access to Internet-based drug information sources while counselling patients...
  99. pmc Health disparities: a barrier to high-quality care
    C Daniel Mullins
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 62:1873-82. 2005
    ..Disparities in the treatment of cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, and cancer among the sexes and racial groups and possible interventions are discussed...
  100. ncbi Assessment of communication barriers in community pharmacies
    Elan C Paluck
    Regina Qu Appelle Health Region, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Eval Health Prof 26:380-403. 2003
    ..Plausible explanations for why the study was unable to capture more of the variance in its proposed relationships and future areas for research are provided...
  101. ncbi Complex pharmaceutical care intervention in pulmonary care: part A. The process and pharmacists' professional satisfaction
    Ada G G Stuurman-Bieze
    Quality Institute for Pharmaceutical Care, Lelystraat 80, 8265 BE Kampen, The Netherlands
    Pharm World Sci 27:376-84. 2005
    ..This article describes the pharmaceutical care process tailored to the individual problems of patients in the intervention arm of a randomized controlled trial and defines the package of care...

Research Grants17

  1. Contraceptive Practice /Delivery -- Community Pharmacies
    Jacqueline Gardner; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. Patterns and correlates of CAM use in African Americans
    Carolyn Brown; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Long-term objectives are to enhance the provision and effectiveness of health care interventions in African American populations and to generate research questions for future investigations of CAM use in African Americans. [unreadable]..
  3. A Team Model of Hypertension Care in African Americans
    Bonnie Svarstad; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The study is unique because it tests relatively simple and low cost interventions in the community pharmacy, an environment which is one of the most readily accessible components of the health care system. ..
  4. Outpatient Prescription Errors
    AMANDA KENNEDY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Additionally, she will work closely with experienced investigators in the fields of Outcomes Research, Technology Assessment, and Human Factors Research. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  5. Violence Against Home Health and Hospice Workers
    Carri Casteel; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  6. Oral Contractptive Use on the U.S.-Mexico Border: A Qualitative Study
    Kristine Hopkins; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  7. Patient Visits to Physician Offices and/or Emergency Rooms for Dental Problems
    Leonard Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These issues will grow in importance with the aging of the population, as elderly individuals, in general, are more likely to visit a physician than a dentist. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  8. Toothache Pain: Sources of Care and Self-Remedies
    Leonard Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The instrument will be pretested on poor White, Black, Hispanic subjects (both individuals who sought relief from dentists and those who did not) who have experienced toothache pain during the preceding six months. ..
  9. Statistical Analysis of Longitudinal Medical Cost Data
    Lei Liu; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] Finally, we will develop ready-to-use software to facilitate the application of our methods in practical data analysis. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. Comparative Safety and Effectiveness of Stimulants in Medicaid Youth with ADHD
    Almut G Winterstein; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  11. RURAL RESPONSE TO MEDICARE+CHOICE: CHANGE AND ITS IMPACT
    Keith Mueller; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Results of this study will be shared annually with the policy community and others through the publication series of the Rural Policy Research Institute. ..
  12. Reducing Sexual HIV Risk among Methamphetamine-Using MSM in San Diego, CA
    Richard Garfein; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. Take Control of Your Blood Pressure (TCYB) Study
    Hayden Bosworth; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Based upon preliminary data, this study is expected to improve patients' management of their hypertension, decrease health care utilization and subsequently improve BP control. ..
  14. Physical Activity, Learning Styles and Health Literacy
    Julie Gazmararian; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..g., custodial, faculty), and an advisory panel of nationally renowned public health and learning theory professionals. ..
  15. Informal Care of Older Adults and Medicare Expenditures
    COURTNEY VAN HOUTVEN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. Impact of Medicaid Policy on cardiovascular drug use and clinical outcomes
    Michael A Fischer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....