Patient education by community pharmacists using patient information leaflets:mumbai experience
- At: 2007 FIP Congress in Beijing (China)
- Type: Poster
- By: GHARAT, Manjiri (Prin.K.M.Kundnani Pharmacy Polytechnic, Ulhasnagar, India)
- Co-author(s): Chavan, Sunil (Prin.K.M.Kundnani Pharmacy Polytechnic, ULHASNAGAR, India)
Achhra, C.V. (Prin.K.M.Kundnani Pharmacy Polytechnic, ULHASNAGAR, India)
Adepu, Ramesh (JSS College of Pharmacy, MYSORE, India)
Narayana, DBA (Delhi Pharmaceutical Trust, NEW DELHI, India)
Background and Objective
It is not yet a common practice in community pharmacies in India to provide drug information to the consumers.This project makes the 'Patient Information leaflets'(PILs) for distribution through the retail/community pharmacies as patient education tool.
Method: The leaflets were made for commonly occurring disease.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.