Optimising patient self-medication through the community pharmacist
- At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
- Type: Poster
- By: FENECH, Andrew (University of Malta, Department of Pharmacy, Malta)
- Co-author(s): Andrew Fenech:
Louise Grech: Department of Pharmacy, University of Malta, Malta
Lilian Azzopardi: Department of Pharmacy, University of Malta, Malta
Self-care with ‘Over-the-Counter’ (OTC) medicines is a widespread practice. Patients consider OTC medicines to be safe and often ignore patient information leaflets. This incurs certain risks on patients’ health. Facilitated self-medication addresses this issue, whereby the pharmacist is directly involved in providing advice on.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.