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Patient self-prescribing vs. requesting advice at drug stores: do dispensing patterns differ?

  • At: 2005 FIP Congress in Cairo (Egypt)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: SUTTAJIT, Siritree (Mahasarakham University, Faculty of Pharmacy, Mahasarakham, Thailand)
  • Co-author(s): Wagner, Anita (Harvard Medical School, MA, United States of America)
    Tantipidoke, Ruangthip (Chulalongkorn University, BANGKOK, Thailand)
    Sitthi-amorn (Chulalongkorn University, BANGKOK, Thailand)
    Ross-Degnan (Harvard Medical School, MA, United States of America)
  • Abstract:

    Aim: To measure whether dispensing patterns for adults with upper respiratory infections (URIs) differ when patients purchase self-prescribed medicines compared to when medicines are recommended by drug sellers, in order to design appropriate interventions to improve care.

    Methods: We interviewed 779 adults (>18 yrs) with URIs within the 2..

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