publication . Article . 2015

An exploration of clinical interventions provided by pharmacists within a complex asthma service

Ks, Lemay; Saini B; Bosnic-Anticevich S; Smith L; Stewart K; Emmerton L; Dl, Burton; Krass I; Carol Armour;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2015 Journal: Pharmacy Practice (issn: 1885-642X, eissn: 1886-3655, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Centro de Investigaciones y Publicaciones Farmaceuticas
Abstract
Background: Pharmacists in Australia are accessible health care professionals, and their provision of clinical pharmacy interventions in a range of areas has been proven to improve patient outcomes. Individual clinical pharmacy interventions in the area of asthma management have been very successful. An understanding of the nature of these interventions will inform future pharmacy services. What we do not know is when pharmacists provide a complex asthma service, what elements of that service (interventions) they choose to deliver. Objective: To explore the scope and frequency of asthma-related clinical interventions provided by pharmacists to patients in an evi...
Subjects
free text keywords: Asma, Servicios Farmacéuticos, Farmacéuticos, Práctica Basada en la Evidencia Practice, Asthma, Pharmaceutical Services, Pharmacists, Evidence-Based Practice, Australia, Therapeutics. Pharmacology, RM1-950, Pharmacy and materia medica, RS1-441, Original Research, mesh:Asthma, mesh:Pharmaceutical Services, mesh:Pharmacists, mesh:Evidence-Based Practice, mesh:Australia, Clinical pharmacy, Pharmacy, business.industry, business, Family medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Nursing Interventions Classification, Health care, Pharmacy practice, Pharmacist, Psychological intervention, Nursing
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