Setting standards for best practice: non-prescription medicines in Australia
- In: R4 - Forum for innovators in pharmacy practice: Pharmacist advice at the counter - Implementation of Best Practice Standards on Saturday, 1 September 2007, 0:00-0:00
- At: Beijing (China) (2007)
- Type: Presentation
- By: ROBERTS, Alison (University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia)
- Co-author(s): Benrimoj (University of Sydney, SYDNEY, Australia)
There is a growing trend, globally, for consumers to self-medicate with non-prescription medications for common ailments.1 Shifts in consumer preferences towards self-care and self-responsibility for health 1 and the emerging trend for 'down scheduling' of prescription medicines to non-prescription status are two factors associated with this.. The access to the whole abstract and if available the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.