Assessing knowledge and perspectives of nigerian pharmacists on integrative pharmacy practice

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: CHUKWU, Otuto (Pharmacoeconomics, Health Policy Research and Development, National Assembly, Abuja, Pharmaceutical Services, Abuja, Nigeria)
  • Co-author(s): Otuto Amarauche Chukwu: Pharmaceutical Services, Pharmacoeconomics, Health Policy Research and Development, National Assembly, Abuja, Abuja, Nigeria
    Valentine Ezeanochikwa: Pharmacy Services, HealthPlus Pharmacy, Abuja, Nigeria
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Integrative pharmacy practice (IPP) involves combining complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) with orthodox medicines. Evidence suggests that this practice improves treatment options and outcomes in certain chronic ailments

    Purpose

    There is a paucity of evidence on this practice by Nigerian pharmacists despite its advantages. Hence

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