CASE STUDY FROM SOUTH AMERICA: CHRONIC DISEASE MANAGEMENT SERVICES IN SOUTH AMERICA
- At: 2015 FIP Congress in Düsseldorf (Germany)
- Type: Presentation
- By: HALL RAMIREZ, Victoria (University of Costa Rica, National Drug Information Center (CIMED) - Pharmaceutical Care and Clinical Pharmacy Department. Pharmacy Faculty, San Pedro, Montes de Oca, Costa Rica)
- Co-author(s): Victoria Hall Ramírez
Pharmaceutical care concept was introduced in Costa Rica more than 15 years ago. Jiménez et al conducted a study to describe the pharmaceutical services for patients in private community pharmacies and the main results were: 100% of the pharmacies offer pharmacist consultation and dispensing; 85.6% give drug information and 2.2%.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.