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.
An Italian man who arrived in Nigeria three days ago has become the African country's first case of coronavirus, the health minister said on Friday, as infections spread rapidly worldwide.
ConclusionsResults suggest that patients have a positive perception towards community pharmacists as the most accessible and trusted health professionals for minor ailments and medicines provision. However, in addition to medicines provision, these patients require more services from pharmacists that add value in meeting their various health and medicines needs.
Authors: Honda H, Hanayama Y, Obika M, Hasegawa K, Hamahara J, Kishida M, Hagiya H, Ogawa H, Kataoka H, Otsuka F Abstract A relationship between diabetes and depression is apparent. To clarify the clinical relevance of diabetic patients' gastroesophageal symptoms to their psychological status, we retrospectively analyzed the data from a Selfrating Depression Scale (SDS) and a Frequency Scale for Symptoms of Gastroesophageal reflux disease (FSSG) among 143 type 2 diabetic patients who visited a general medicine department. Among the 45 Japanese patients enrolled, the group with relatively high SDS scores (≥ 36) s...
Publication date: 15 May 2020Source: Journal of Molecular Structure, Volume 1208Author(s): Carlos M. Manzano, Fernando R.G. Bergamini, André L.B. Formiga, Pedro P. Corbi, Ana Lúcia T.G. Ruiz, Ellen C.S. de Oliveira, Wilton R. Lustri, Marcos A. Ribeiro
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Abstract INTRODUCTION: The introduction of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) into clinical practice has greatly improved our therapeutic approach to acid-related diseases for their efficacy and safety. Areas Covered:The following evidence-based indications for PPI use are acknowledged by many scientific societies: treatment of the various forms and complications of gastroesophageal reflux disease, eradication of H. pylori infection in combination with two or more antibiotics, short- and long-term therapy of H. pylori-negative peptic ulcers, healing and prevention of NSAID/COXIB-associated gastric ulcers, co-therapy wi...
ConclusionsLong‐term treatment with PA32540 once daily for up to 12 months in subjects at risk for aspirin‐associated UGI events is not associated with any new or unexpected safety events.
ConclusionsLong‐term treatment with PA32540 once daily for up to 12 months in subjects at risk for aspirin‐associated UGI events is not associated with any new or unexpected safety events. Clinical trials. gov identifier: NCT00995410.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.