Pharmacy Practice 2010 contents

Pharmacy Practice Vol 8, No 1 (2010)

Adherence: a review of education, research, practice, and policy in the United States
Nathaniel M. Rickles, Todd A. Brown, Melissa S. McGivney, Margie E. Snyder, Kelsey A. White

Can professionalism be measured?: evidence from the pharmacy literature
Paul M. Rutter, Gregory Duncan

Evaluation of breast cancer awareness among female university students in Malaysia
Muhammad A. Hadi, Mohamed A. Hassali, Asrul A. Shafie, Ahmed Awaisu

Medication reviews led by community pharmacists in Switzerland: a qualitative survey to evaluate barriers and facilitators
Anne Niquille, Chantal Lattmann, Olivier Bugnon


Pharmaceutical and chemical pediatric poisoning in Kuwait: a retrospective survey
Eman A. Abahussain, Douglas E. Ball

Drugs with narrow therapeutic index as indicators in the risk management of hospitalised patients
Hege S. Blix, Kirsten K. Viktil, Tron A. Moger, Aasmund Reikvam

Comparison of chronic systolic heart failure guideline adherence for two ambulatory clinics
Sarah B. Dehoney, Lori M. Dickerson, Jean M. Nappi

Quality assessment of patients’ self-monitoring of blood glucose in community pharmacies
Reidun S. Kjome, Anne G. Granas, Kari Nerhus, Sverre Sandberg

Professional practices and perception towards rational use of medicines according to WHO methodology in United Arab Emirates
Bazigha Abdul Rasool, Sahar A. Fahmy, Eman F. Abu-Gharbieh, Heyam S. Ali


Pharmacy Practice Vol 8, No 2 (2010)

Medication adherence and community pharmacy: a review of education, policy and research in England
Sarah Clifford, Sara Garfield, Lina Eliasson, Nick Barber

Pharmacists’ perceptions of the impact of care they provide
Peter Loewen, Faye Merrett, Jane De Lemos

Parent’s knowledge and management of their children’s ailments in Malaysia
Omar T. Dawood, Mohamed I. Ibrahim, Subish Palaian

The impact of an immunization training certificate program on the perceived knowledge, skills and attitudes of pharmacy students toward pharmacy-based immunizations
Zachary A. Marcum, Carrie Maffeo, Iftekhar Kalsekar

Pharmacists’ attitude, perceptions and knowledge towards the use of herbal products in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Sahar A. Fahmy, Shajahan Abdu, Mohamed Abuelkhair

Willingness to pay for a pharmacist’s dispensing service: a cross-sectional pilot study in the state of Penang, Malaysia
Asrul A. Shafie, Mohamed A. Hassali

Barriers to medication counselling for people with mental health disorders: a six country study
S. Elina Aaltonen, Niina P. Laine, Daisy Volmer, Manjiri S. Gharat, Ruta Muceniece, Anna Vitola, Veerle Foulon, Franciska A. Desplenter, Marja Airaksinen, Timothy F. Chen, J. Simon Bell

Comparison of prescribing criteria in hospitalised Australian elderly
Wararat Pattanaworasate, Lynne Emmerton, Lisa Pulver, Karl Winckel

Pharmacists’ participation in the documentation of medication history in a developing setting: An exploratory assessment with new criteria
Kazeem B. Yusuff, Fola Tayo, Bolajoko A. Aina


Pharmacy Practice Vol 8, No 3 (2010)

Medication adherence: a review of pharmacy education, research, practice and policy in Finland
J. Simon Bell, Hannes Enlund, Kristi Vainio

Impact of an educational intervention on steroid prescribing and dosing effect on patient outcomes in COPD exacerbations
Nancy H. Hope, Shaunta’ M. Ray, Andrea S. Franks, Eric Heidel

Physicians’ generic drug prescribing behavior in district hospitals: a case of Phitsanulok, Thailand
Pinyupa Plianbangchang, Kanchalee Jetiyanon, Charawee Suttaloung, Lalida Khumchuen

Impact of emergency contraception status on unintended pregnancy: observational data from a women’s health practice
Nalin Payakachat, Denise Ragland, Cherri Houston

Pattern and quality of scientific communications on drug safety produced by a regional pharmacovigilance center in Nepal
Subish Palaian, Mohamed I. Ibrahim, Pranaya Mishra

Patients’ blood pressure knowledge, perceptions and monitoring practices in community pharmacies
Jennifer Y. Lam, Lisa M. Guirguis

Influence of population and general practice characteristics on prescribing of minor tranquilisers in primary care
Andrew C. Wagner, Mark Hann, Darren M. Ashcroft

Pattern of adverse drug reactions reported by the community pharmacists in Nepal
Subish Palaian, Mohamed I. Ibrahim, Pranaya Mishra


Pharmacy Practice Vol 8, No 4 (2010)

Adherence policy, education and practice – an international perspective
Marie P. Schneider, Parisa Aslani

Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor use in a large British hospital: comparison with published experience
Roman Parez Velasco

Knowledge and use of folic acid among college women: a pilot health promotion program led by pharmacy students and faculty
Bethany L. Murphy, Natalie A. DiPietro, Karen L. Kier

Medication storage and self-medication behaviour amongst female students in Malaysia
Sohair E. Ali, Mohamed I. Ibrahim, Subish Palaian

Self medication among hospitalized patients in selected secondary health facilities in South Western Nigeria
Titilayo O. Fakeye, Rasaq Adisa, Eniola Olatunji

New Zealand parent’s perceptions of the use and safety of over the counter liquid analgesics
Sarah K. Bushby, Rachel J. Anderson, Rhiannon Braund

Increasing use of artemisinin-based combination therapy for treatment of malaria infection in Nigerian hospitals
Nneka U. Igboeli, Chinwe V. Ukwe, Obinna I. Ekwunife

Evaluation of a pharmacist-managed diabetes medication therapy adherence clinic
Phei C. Lim, Kelvin Lim

Educational innovations: categories of bulletin board postings designed to increase awareness of contemporary pharmaceutical policy issues
Jacob T. Painter, Joseph L. Fink III