Pharmacists’ influence on customers selection of OTC products: A Maltese versus Minnesota, USA Comparison
- At: 2016 FIP Congress in Buenos Aires (Argentina)
- Type: Poster
- By: CERNASEV, Alina (University of Minnesota, Department of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems, Deerfield, United States)
- Co-author(s): Alina Cernasev:Department of Pharmaceutical Care &Health Systems,University of Minnesota,Minneapolis,United States|Maria Cordina:Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics,University of Malta,Msida,Malta|Ronald Hadsall:Department of Pharmaceutical Care &Health Systems,University of Minnesota,Minneapolis,United States
Availability of Over-the-Counter (OTC) products differs in terms of access by country. OTC products provide a convenience to the customer by enabling them to take increased responsibility for their health. Community pharmacists play a major role in advising their customers, answering questions, providing information and ensuring the correct OTC.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.