South african community pharmacists' knowledge, attitude and practices towards complementary and alternative medicines for atopic eczema

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: THANDAR, Yasmeen (Durban University of Technology, Basic Medical Sciences, Durban, South Africa)
  • Co-author(s): Yasmeen Thandar: Basic Medical Sciences , Durban University of Technology, Durban, South Africa
    Julia Botha : Pharmaceutical Sciences , University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa
    Anisa Mosam: Dermatology, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, Durban, South Africa
  • Abstract:

    Background


    Atopic eczema (AE) is a common skin disease with increasing worldwide prevalence. Its prevalence has almost doubled over the last decade in South Africa (SA). Many patients commonly explore complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) for AE and often seek advice from pharmacists first.

    Purpose

    During 2016, we conducted a cross-sectional..

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