Pharmacy Practice 2015 contents

Pharmacy Practice Vol 13, No 1 (2015)

Collaborative publishing: the difference between ‘gratis journals’ and ‘open access journals’
Fernando Fernandez-Llimos

Tobacco related knowledge and support for smoke-free policies among community pharmacists in Lagos state, Nigeria
Edward O. Poluyi, Oluwakemi O. Odukoya, Bolajoko A. Aina, Babalola Faseru

Evaluation of the occurrence and type of antiretroviral and opportunistic infection medication errors within the inpatient setting
Thomas D. Chiampas, Hajwa Kim, Melissa Badowski

Management for improving patients’ knowledge and understanding about drug allergy
Narumol Jarernsiripornkul, Nataporn Chaipichit, Pansu Chumworathayi, Janet Krska

A retrospective review of student pharmacist medication reconciliation activities in an outpatient family medicine center
Miranda R. Andrus, Anthony D. Anderson

Comparison of knowledge and attitudes about antibiotics and resistance, and antibiotics self-practicing between Bachelor of Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy students in Southern India
Akram Ahmad, Muhammad U. Khan, Jagadeesan Moorthy, Shazia Q. Jamshed, Isha Patel

Description of medication errors detected at a drug information centre in Southern Brazil
Luciana dos Santos, Natalia Winkler, Marlise A. dos Santos, Jacqueline K. Martinbiancho

An exploration of clinical interventions provided by pharmacists within a complex asthma service
Kate LeMay, Bandana Saini, Sinthia Bosnic-Anticevich, Lorraine Smith, Kay Stewart, Lynne Emmerton, Deborah L. Burton, Ines Krass, Carol L. Armour

Adherence to oral anti-diabetic drugs among patients attending a Ghanaian teaching hospital
Suliasnaia P. Bruce, Franklin Acheampong, Irene Kretchy


Pharmacy Practice Vol 13, No 2 (2015)

An overview of upcoming changes in pregnancy and lactation labeling information
Juan F. Mosley II, Lillian L. Smith, Megan D. Dezan

Perception of community pharmacists towards the barriers to enhanced pharmacy services in the healthcare system of Dubai: a quantitative approach
Ibrahim K. Rayes, Mohamed A. Hassali, Abduelmula R. Abduelkarem

Burden and associated pathologies in family caregivers of Alzheimer’s disease patients in Spain
Natalia Vérez Cotelo, N. Floro Andrés Rodríguez, José A. Fornos Pérez, José C. Andrés Iglesias, Marcos Ríos Lago

Comparison of anti-retroviral therapy treatment strategies in prevention of mother-to-child transmission in a teaching hospital in Ethiopia
Kabaye Kumela, Demisew Amenu, Legese Chelkeba

Prescription drug monitoring program utilization in Kentucky community pharmacies
Sarah E. Wixson, Karen Blumenschein, Amie J. Goodin, Jeffery Talbert, Patricia R. Freeman

An exploratory study of the patient experience of pharmacist supplementary prescribing in a secondary care mental health setting
Rhian Deslandes, Dai N. John, Paul N. Deslandes

Tyrosine kinase inhibitors in patients with chronic myelogeneous leukemia: defining the role of social risk factors and non-adherence to treatment
Lucas M. Okumura, Valquíria D. Antunes, Karina Aguiar, Tatiane Farias, Vania M. Andrzejevski, Vaneuza M. Funke

Views and attitudes of oral contraceptive users towards the their availability without a prescription in the Republic of Ireland
Luigi Barlassina

Pattern of drug therapy problems and interventions in ambulatory patients receiving antiretroviral therapy in Nigeria.
Bazim V. Ojeh, Nasir Naima, Isaac O. Abah, Kakjing D. Falang, Ogwuche Lucy, Ibrahim London, Christiana Dady, Patricia Agaba, Oche Agbaji

A pharmacist-led follow-up program for patients with established coronary heart disease in North Norway – a randomized controlled trial
Beate H. Garcia, Trude Giverhaug, June U. Høgli, Frode Skjold, Lars Småbrekke


Pharmacy Practice Vol 13, No 3 (2015)

What’s next after metformin? focus on sulphonylurea: add-on or combination therapy.
Phei C. Lim, Chee P. Chong

Defining and implementing a model for pharmacy resident research projects
Travis B. Dick, Krystal L. Moorman, Elyse A. MacDonald, Alissa A. Raines, Kathryn D. Mathews Cox

Challenges in the management of chronic noncommunicable diseases by Indonesian community pharmacists
Hanni P. Puspitasari, Parisa Aslani, Ines Krass

Implementing simulated learning modules to improve students’ pharmacy practice skills and professionalism
Jasmina Fejzic, Michelle Barker

Factors influencing pharmacy students’ attitudes towards pharmacy practice research and strategies for promoting research interest in pharmacy practice
Vicky S. Kritikos, Bandana Saini, Stephen Carter, Rebekah J. Moles, Ines Krass

Factors affecting medication adherence in Lebanese patients with chronic diseases
Amal Al-Hajje, Sanaa Awada, Samar Rachidi, Salam Zein, Wafa Bawab, Zeinab El-Hajj, Mayssam Bou Zeid, Mohammad Yassine, Pascale Salameh

Development, test-retest reliability and validity of the Pharmacy Value-Added Services Questionnaire (PVASQ)
Christine L. Tan, Mohamed A. Hassali, Fahad Saleem, Asrul A. Shafie, Hisham Aljadhey, Vincent B. Gan

Indication of acid suppression therapy and predictors for the prophylactic use of proton-pump inhibitors vs. histamine-2 receptor antagonists in a Malaysian tertiary hospital
Ai L. Oh, Andrew G. Tan, Hui S. Phan, Basil C. Lee, Nafisah Jumaaat, Soo P. Chew, Siok H. Wong, Shee H. Ting, Theeba Subramaniam


Pharmacy Practice Vol 13, No 4 (2015)

Quality of drug information for healthcare professionals: The ARCA acronym
Fernando Fernandez-Llimos

Objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) in pharmacy education – a trend
Annie Shirwaikar

The practice of OTC counseling by community pharmacists in Parana, Brazil
Gerusa C. Halila, Edson H. Junior, Michel F. Otuki, Cassyano J. Correr

The prevalence of major potential drug-drug interactions at a University health centre pharmacy in Jamaica
Tracia-Gay Kennedy-Dixon, Maxine Gossell-Williams, Jannel Hall, Blossom Anglin-Brown

Impact of pharmacy-led medication reconciliation on medication errors during transition in the hospital setting.
Lillian L. Smith, Juan F. Mosley II, Sonia Lott, Ernie Cyr, Ramid Amin, Emily Everton, Abdullah Islami, Linh Phan, Opeyemi Komolafe

Personality traits of pharmacy and medical students throughout their course of studies
Maria Cordina, Mary-Anne Lauri, Raphael Buttigieg, Josef Lauri

The attitudes of pharmacists, students and the general public on mHealth applications for medication adherence
Michael J. Davies, Alysha Kotadia, Hassan Mughal, Ashraf Hannan, Hamdan Alqarni

Evaluating the impact of pharmacist health education on the perceptions of the pharmacist’s role among women living in a homeless shelter
Laura Tsu, Kelsey Buckley, Sarah Nguyen, Jennifer Kohn

Medication regimen complexity in adults and the elderly in a primary healthcare setting: determination of high and low complexities
Juliana M. Ferreira, Dayani Galato, Angelita C. Melo

Evaluation of urban-rural differences in pharmacy practice needs in Maine with the MaPPNA
Sarah L. Martin, Robert P. Baker, Brian J. Piper