Role of community pharmacists in patients' self-care and self-medication

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This review highlights the growing prominence of self-care and explores the contribution of community pharmacy. Firstly, background to self-care is discussed, followed by placing self-care in context with regard to the general public and accessing community pharmacy. From this perspective the contribution community pharmacy currently makes is assessed, paying particular attention to the factors that negatively impact on the ability of community pharmacy to facilitate self-care.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)57-65
JournalIntegrated Pharmacy Research and Practice
Publication statusPublished - 24 Jun 2015
Externally publishedYes


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