Patient counselling as a social script
- At: 2006 FIP Congress in Salvadore (Brazil)
- Type: Presentation
- By: PUUMALAINEN, Inka (Finnish Pharmacists' Association, Helsinki, Finland)
Even though patient counselling has long been considered a main duty for community pharmacists, studies have indicated a room for improvement in counselling performance. One way to understand the nature of patient-pharmacist relationship is to study the scripts of patient counselling. Scripts are behaviour patterns that we follow in our daily.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.