The current and potential role of community pharmacy in asset-based approaches to health and wellbeing: a qualitative study
Conclusions The study provides valuable insights into the potential for community pharmacy, a previously unconsidered sector, to further adopt and contribute to asset-based approaches and play a more central role in the improvement of public health and reduction of health inequalities. (Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy)
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - February 26, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Evaluation of pharmacists ’ interventions on drug-related problems and drug costs in patients with cancer pain
ConclusionOur study suggests that pharmacy service in patients with cancer pain can resolve drug-related problems and reduce drug costs. (Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy)
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - February 24, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Reducing corticosteroid phobia in pharmacy staff and parents of children with atopic dermatitis
AbstractBackground Besides physicians, pharmacy staff has an important role to inform patients on appropriate medication use. However, they might also experience corticophobia themselves, affecting patient counseling and subsequently patient ’s disease management.Objective Implementation of an intervention for pharmacy staff to improve knowledge and stimulate positive perceptions towards TCS use, in order to reduce corticophobia in pharmacy staff and parents of young AD patients.Setting Nine community pharmacies in the Netherlands.Method We developed an intervention consisting of education of pharmacy staff followed ...
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - February 13, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Uptake of biosimilars for TNF- α inhibitors adalimumab and etanercept following the best-value biological medicine initiative in Ireland
Conclusion Against the background of a finite healthcare budget, this study shows that increasing use of biosimilars can create the financial savings and space to invest in new innovative therapies for the benefit of many patients. (Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy)
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - February 9, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Utilization of neurosurgical perioperative antimicrobial prophylaxis in a Chinese teaching hospital
Conclusions Effective antimicrobial stewardship is urgently needed to promote the appropriateness of neurosurgical perioperative antimicrobial prophylaxis in China. (Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy)
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - February 8, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Abstracts of the 24th annual meeting of ESPACOMP, the International Society for Medication Adherence, 10 –20 November 2020
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Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - February 5, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Potentially inappropriate prescriptions and therapeutic complexity in older HIV patients with comorbidities
Conclusion: The elderly people living with HIV present numerous comorbidities and met the criteria for polypharmacy. Their pharmacotherapy complexity is mainly determined by the concomitant treatments. There is a high prevalence of meeting deprescription criteria in people living with HIV over the age of 65 and a clear relationship between polypharmacy and deprescription. The optimization of pharmacotherapy is necessary in this population. (Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy)
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - February 4, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

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Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - February 4, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Impact of clinical pharmacist services on quality adjusted life years in head and neck cancer patients
Conclusion The incorporation of clinical pharmacist services has helped us in identifying and understanding the various types of medication-related problems and their potential causes in patients suffering from head and neck cancer. Moreover, it helped to improve the quality adjusted life-years and decrease adverse drug reactions, reflecting positive impact on patient care. (Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy)
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - February 2, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Correction to: Abstracts of 48th ESCP symposium on clinical pharmacy 23 –25 October 2019, Ljubljana (Slovenia)
In the original publication of this article, the Abstract “CP-CE002 An online approach to enhance awareness on pharmacogenetics among pharmacists and physicians” has been missing. The missing abstract is given below. (Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy)
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - February 1, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Evaluation of the quality of ‘do not use’ medication abbreviation audits: a key enabler to successful implementation of audit and feedback
Conclusion Pharmacy staff audits under-reported ‘do not use’ abbreviation rates, however this was consistent over time. The quality of pharmacy audits should be assessed and disseminated to end-users prior to implementing feedback. (Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy)
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - January 30, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding antibiotic use and resistance among community pharmacists: a cross sectional study in Jordan
Conclusion It is crucial to improve the curriculum in schools of pharmacy, emphasizing on interprofessional education and developing customized interventions. Regulations on dispensing antibiotics without prescription should be enforced. Policy makers need to implement antimicrobial stewardship and encourage the use of public educational interventions in community pharmacy. (Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy)
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - January 29, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Prevalence of non-adherence to antihypertensive medication in Asia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Conclusion The prevalence of non-adherence to antihypertensive medication is high in Asia. This may partly explain poor treatment outcomes and incidence of higher mortality rate in Asia frequently reported in the literature. There is a need to implement appropriate policies and clinical practices to improve medication adherence. (Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy)
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - January 29, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Shared decision making for psychiatric medication management: a summary of its uptake, barriers and facilitators
AbstractThe model of shared decision making with mental health patients and clinicians (doctors and pharmacists) harnesses the benefits of patients becoming partners in their own recovery through improved communication and greater self-advocacy. Shared decision making in mental health services is an emerging model of care which has not been well investigated, however it is seen as the way forward to achieving improved health outcomes for non-pharmacological and pharmacological therapy. Successful implementation of this model requires supporting the process through provision of information and training, use of decision aids...
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - January 29, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Perceptions of community pharmacists to implementing technologies in the workplace: an exploratory study
Conclusion Community pharmacists made use of several types of technologies to promote medication management, including robotics. While mostly accepting of new technologies to streamline tasks and reduce error, pharmacists highlighted the importance of addressing barriers to technology implementation prior to workplace implementation. (Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy)
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - January 29, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Awareness of osteoporosis risk assessment tools and screening recommendations among community pharmacists in Malaysia
Conclusion There is some awareness of osteoporosis risk assessment tools but use in practice remains low among community pharmacists in Malaysia. There is potential to increase the use of these tools and knowledge of recommendations for osteoporosis screening and referral among community pharmacists. (Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy)
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - January 28, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Qualitative study of medication review in Flanders, Belgium among community pharmacists and general practitioners
Conclusion Both pharmacists and general practitioners were enthusiastic about medication reviews. The implementation improved the interprofessional collaboration. However, important barriers remain, such as the considerable investment of time and the difficulty in gathering all the necessary information. The sustainable implementation of type 3 medication review in Belgium requires adequate reimbursement and additional training. (Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy)
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - January 23, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Medication reconciliation in the geriatric unit: impact on the maintenance of post-hospitalization prescriptions
This study was conducted in a geriatric unit in a University Hospital Centre in France.Method This was a retrospective study. For 6  months, all patients over 65 years who underwent the process of medication reconciliation performed by a clinical hospital pharmacist and a physician at admission and discharge, were included. A comparison between drug prescriptions at hospital discharge and the first prescription made outside th e hospital was made to identify any differences.Main outcome measure The main outcome measures were the provision of the results of the medication reconciliation performed in the hospital t...
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - January 19, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Duloxetine for the reduction of opioid use in elective orthopedic surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis
AbstractBackground Duloxetine is currently approved for chronic pain management; however, despite some evidence, its utility in acute, postoperative pain remains unclearAim of the review This systematic review and meta-analysis is to determine if duloxetine 60  mg given perioperatively, is safe and effective at reducing postoperative opioid consumption and reported pain following elective orthopedic surgery.Method CINAHL, Medline, Cochrane Central Registry for Clinical Trials, Google Scholar, and Clinicaltrials.gov were searched using a predetermined search strategy from inception to January 15, 2019. Covidence.org wa...
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - January 18, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Community pharmacist ’s professional adaptation amid Covid-19 emergency: a national survey on Italian pharmacists
Conclusion Community pharmacists adapted to lockdown measures by implementing a number of measures. There was an overall increase in pharmacists ’ personal protective equipment in Red Zones possibly linked to increased risk perception. (Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy)
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - January 15, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

The role of a clinical pharmacist in spurious Penicillin allergy: a narrative review
Conclusion Direct oral penicillin challenge reduces the adverse impact of spurious penicillin allergy. A pharmacist-led penicillin allergy de-labelling program needs further validation in prospective multi-centre studies. (Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy)
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - January 13, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Prophylactic antiemetic effects of dexamethasone versus 5-HT3 receptor antagonists in ear surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis
This study compared the prophylactic antiemetic effects of dexamethasone with 5-hydroxytryptamine 3 receptor antagonists (5-HT3-RAs) in ear surgery.Method PubMed, Embase, and Cochrane Library were searched up to October 31, 2020 for randomized controlled trials that used dexamethasone either singly or in combination with 5-HT3-RAs for PONV prophylaxis in adults undergoing ear surgery. Studies in languages other than English and those without a control group of 5-HT3-RAs were excluded. Random effects meta-analyses were performed, and risk of bias was assessed using the version 2 of the Cochrane risk-of-bias tool. Main outco...
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - January 13, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Gender differences in the adverse events associated with cardiovascular drugs in a spontaneous reporting system in South Korea
ConclusionOur findings on differential adverse events reporting rates associated with the cardiovascular drugs between women and men provide an evidence on possible gender differences in wide range of pharmacotherapy. A clear understanding of the relationship between drug-induced adverse events and gender will aid in the development of therapeutic interventions being tailored to the individual patients. (Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy)
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - January 13, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Risk factors for nephrotoxicity associated with polymyxin B therapy in Chinese patients
Conclusion This retrospective cohort study identified three risk factors for polymyxin B-associated nephrotoxicity therapy in Chinese patients. These include malignancy, co-infection with other microorganisms, and polymyxin B daily dose. (Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy)
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - January 13, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Training pharmacy residents as transitions of care specialists: a united states perspective
AbstractTransitions of care has emerged as a point of vulnerability in global health care systems, which can lead to potential avoidable medical errors. In the United States, pharmacist-led transitions of care programs are increasing in number, with many hospitals offering discharge prescription services. However, the required training for these positions remains unclear. With the lack of accreditation standards by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists for transitions of care as a post-graduate year 2 specialty, this leads to the unanswered question: Which pharmacists are qualified for the growing number of tra...
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - January 13, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Cancer pain management and the roles of pharmacists in China
AbstractPain management impacts cancer treatment and patients ’ quality of life. This commentary describes the current state of cancer pain management in China. Areas of focus include creating the Good Pain Management model wards at hospitals and exploring pharmacy pain management clinics for community-dwelling cancer patients. (Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy)
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - January 13, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

A message from the new Editor-in-Chief
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Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - January 9, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Effectiveness of ibuprofen plus paracetamol combination on persistence of acute musculoskeletal disorders in primary care patients
Conclusion These findings suggest that the fixed-dose ibuprofen plus paracetamol combination might be effective in controlling musculoskeletal pain persistence. (Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy)
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - January 7, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Prescribing patterns of psychotropic medications in psychiatric disorders: a descriptive study from Palestine
Conclusions Our results suggest that the pharmacotherapy of psychiatric disorders in Palestine may not be in accordance to international guidelines and the incidence of polypharmacy and DDIs is high. (Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy)
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - January 7, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Turkish community pharmacists ’ behavioral determinants in provision of pharmaceutical care to elderly patients
Conclusion In primary health care, a theory-based e-distant training program for community pharmacists and the guidelines for standard pharmaceutical care services led by community pharmacists could be designed by addressing barriers related to the impact and action of pharmaceutical care in older patients. (Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy)
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - January 7, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Trends in the consumption of antibiotics in the Lebanese community between 2004 and 2016
Conclusion There is an alarming increase in antibiotics consumption in Lebanon, particularly broad-spectrum antibiotics. This should be complemented with evidence on the determinants of antibiotic consumption such as prescriber and patient-related factors and drug promotional activities to minimize antibiotics overuse. (Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy)
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - January 7, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Perspectives of community pharmacists in Pakistan about practice change and implementation of extended pharmacy services: a mixed method study
Conclusion This study ’s findings call for the implementation and enforcement of Punjab Drug Sale Rules 2007 to facilitate the practice change and provision of comprehensive pharmacy services in Punjab, Pakistan. There is a need for additional laws to define community pharmacists’ roles, uniform job description, trai ning, new funding model, separate area, and accreditation of extended pharmacy services in Pakistan. (Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy)
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - January 7, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Guideline-led prescribing to ambulatory heart failure patients in a cardiology outpatient service
Conclusion Most HF patients with ejection fraction  ≤ 40% in this setting received optimal guideline-led prescribing however the proportion of patients achieving the target doses of these agents was suboptimal. (Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy)
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - January 7, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

A comparative study between non ‑colistin based combinations for treatment of infections caused by extensive drug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii : comments
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Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - January 7, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Answers to the authors of the “Letter to the Editor”: A comparative study between non colistin based combinations for treatment of infections caused by extensive drug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii : comments
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Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - January 7, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Factors affecting the effectiveness of oral ibuprofen in the treatment of patent ductus arteriosus in preterm infants
Conclusion A single course of oral ibuprofen for patent ductus arteriosus closure among preterm infants is effective and safe. Preterm infants with postnatal age of ≤ 9 days at the initiation of treatment and Day 1/Day 0 ratio of ≤ 0.708 of the urine output/fluid intake during the treatment course can be considered predictors of effectiveness of patent ductus arteriosus. (Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy)
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - January 5, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Gabapentinoid misuse, abuse and non-prescribed obtainment in a United States general population sample
AbstractBackground Reports of gabapentinoid (gabapentin and pregabalin) misuse are on the rise, but few studies have assessed this within the general US population.Objective Describe lifetime misuse/abuse/non-prescribed obtainment of gabapentinoids and descriptive characteristics associated with such actions in a US general population sample.Setting This cross-sectional questionnaire was administered online by Qualtrics® research panel aggregator via quota-based sampling.Methods Data were collected from a sample of respondents that mirrored the general US population aged 18 –59 years with regards to age, geo...
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - January 2, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Stroke patients ’ support: evaluation of knowledge, practices and training needs of French community pharmacists
Conclusion Based on this small study, the fragmented knowledge and varied practices promote the need for further training for pharmacists to optimize support of stroke patients. This study promotes the elaboration of training systems adapted to pharmacists ’ needs. This will help support the development of a targeted pharmaceutical care approach for stroke patients. (Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy)
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - January 2, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Exploration of health professional stakeholders ’ views and experiences regarding minor ailments services’ education, training and assessment
Conclusion Detailed practice guidelines may facilitate clarity of an individual staff member ’s role. Education and training in both clinical and non-clinical aspects of the service may be beneficial and may improve minor ailments service uptake and outcomes. (Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy)
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - October 30, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Assessment of the complexity of drug therapy and psychosocial and behavioral aspects in people living with type 2 diabetes mellitus
Conclusion High complexity of drug therapy concentrated low scores for attitudes and self-care, even though presenting elevated empowerment scores. Further studies are needed to investigate the effect of these aspects on the behavior of people with type 2 diabetes mellitus on drug therapies of high complexity (Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy)
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - October 30, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Implementation and outcome of an electronic tool for detection of paracetamol overdose in a tertiary care hospital
In this study, the performance of such an e-agent developed to detect paracetamol overdosing was analyzed.Setting Swiss tertiary care hospital.Method All patients  ≥ 18 years old who had documented paracetamol administration in the used clinical information system during 2017 were retrospectively screened for an absolute and relative overdosing of paracetamol (>  4 g and >  60 mg/kg/24 h, respectively). This was compared with the patients for which the e-agent had, during the same period, prospectively made an alert for absolute or relative overdosing or for a...
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - October 29, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Discharge prescription optimization by emergency medicine pharmacists in an academic emergency department in the United States
This study was conducted in an academic medical center ED.Methods: This was a retrospective observational study of patients discharged with prescriptions from the ED over two months. EM pharmacists reviewed discharge prescriptions and provided drug therapy recommendations. Two independent reviewers rated the clinical significance of interventions. High risk criteria were proposed a priori and included in a multivariable logistic regression analysis to identify variables independently associated with pharmacist intervention.Main Outcome Measure The primary outcome measure was the rate, type, and clinical significance of int...
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - October 29, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Knowledge of stroke and medication adherence among patients with recurrent stroke or transient ischemic attack in Indonesia: a multi-center, cross-sectional study
AbstractBackgroundThere is a limited data in Indonesia regarding the stroke knowledge and medication adherence among stroke survivors.ObjectiveTo assess the level of stroke knowledge and medication adherence along with their relationship among stroke survivors.SettingTwo tertiary-care hospitals in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia.MethodsA prospective, cross-sectional study was conducted among 215 stroke survivors. Stroke Knowledge Test and the Morisky Green Levine Adherence Scale questionnaires were used to evaluate stroke knowledge and medication adherence, respectively. Binary logistic regression was performed to assess th...
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - October 29, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Awareness about barriers to medication adherence in cardiovascular patients and strategies used in clinical practice by Portuguese clinicians: a nationwide study
Conclusions Clinicians seem well informed about the importance of medication adherence and aware of problems encountered in practice. Limited time during medical appointment may be a barrier for better patient support. (Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy)
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - October 26, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Drug survival of infliximab and adalimumab in inflammatory bowel disease
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Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - October 21, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Real-life data of survival and reasons for discontinuation of biological disease-modifying drugs ‘in’ rheumatoid arthritis
Conclusion Among the biological disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs being used for long periods, infliximab had greater time of use. Most drug suspensions (64%) were due to primary or secondary inefficacy. Number of discontinuations due to clinical and laboratory adverse effects for each drug was analyzed, and these data should be confirmed by other real-life studies. Knowledge of what is happening in real life is essential to health professionals, who need to be aware of the most common adverse effects and to health managers, who aim for greater cost-effectiveness in the choice of medications. (Source: International Jou...
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - October 21, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Off-label antibiotic use among paediatric in-patients: a mixed-method prospective study at a tertiary hospital in southwestern Uganda
Conclusion Off-label frequency of administration was the major category of off-label drug use, while off-label dose was the minor category. Age was a significant factor for off-label antibiotic prescription, with infants receiving the highest number of off-label prescriptions. Attending physicians identified several justifiable circumstances that warrant off-label antibiotic use and support emerging “well-founded” off-label uses of antibiotics in different paediatric age groups. (Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy)
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - October 18, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in patients undergoing knee replacements: comparison of real-world outcomes
Conclusion The results suggest aspirin to be as effective as apixaban in preventing venous thromboembolism and readmission. Apixaban usage decreased with a corresponding increase in Aspirin use. The impact of obesity and length of hospital stay need further investigations. (Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy)
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - October 18, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Creating clinical pharmacy capacity in Namibia: a collaboration to establish a post-graduate pharmacy degree programme
AbstractNamibia has previously relied on external training of pharmacists but began in-country training in 2011. In response to an identified need for postgraduate clinical pharmacy development and training in the country, a Master ’s degree was set up at the University of Namibia in 2016. The country has a considerable health burden of HIV and TB as well as a shortage of healthcare professionals. A UK clinical diploma model was adapted to meet the specific needs of the country and wider region, ensuring students could acces s the course over a sparsely populated, but large geographical spread, in addition to providi...
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - October 15, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Clinical, economic, and organizational impact of pharmacists ’ interventions in a cognitive-behavioral unit in France
Conclusions The present study shows that the pharmacist may detect a high number of drug related problems with significant clinical relevance during medication review in a cognitive-behavioral unit. Describing and identifying significant pharmaceutical interventions in cognitive-behavioral unit patients allow us to better understand and improve clinical practice in this population. (Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy)
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - October 14, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research