Management of uncomplicated gastric ulcer in community pharmacy: a pseudo-patient study

ConclusionThe questioning skill of the  community pharmacists in this setting was poor. Few community pharmacists diagnosed the pseudo-patients’ minor ailment correctly. Also, recommendations were mostly inappropriate compared with the standard treatment guideline.
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

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Source: Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: Short Communication Source Type: research
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