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OBJECTIVE The purpose of the study was to assess the influence of pharmaceutical care on patients' knowledge, quality of life and blood pressure and to determine whether new type of pharmaceutical services changes the pharmacists' satisfaction and knowledge. METHODS Community pharmacies were randomly assigned to study and control group and pharmacists(More)
Tobacco-related diseases killed 100 millions people in 20th century and unless urgent action is taken, it is predicted that 1 billion people in total will be killed by smoking in this century. Pharmacists as health-care professionals should support the healthy lifestyle campaign and motivate smokers to quit smoking especially as they have the theoretical(More)
Over 1.2 billion people in the world are addicted to tobacco products. Tobacco smoke contributes to increased risk cardiovascular diseases, respiratory diseases and development of cancers. A survey carried out in lines of medical students was assessed prevalence of smoking and attitudes toward the problem of smoking. This research has never been carried out(More)
The aim of the study was to assess Polish community pharmacists' knowledge about the health consequences of smoking and the abilities they need in professional advice-giving during the smoking cessation process. Therefore, we use a self-answered questionnaire to assess pharmacists' knowledge about the health consequences of smoking and his/her abilities in(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this research was to analyze the antibacterial drug consumption pattern in a 1-million-plus strictly defined population in Poland. We assessed outpatient antibiotic sales (ATC J01) in relation to patient age and season of the year, and sought to determine the group of patients with the most frequent recurrence of bacterial diseases. (More)
Pharmacoeconomics research identifies, measures, and compares the costs (resources consumed) and consequences of medical products and services, where at least one of the compared alternatives is pharmacotherapy. Pharmacoeconomics has been designed to enable the decision maker to identify the preferred choice among existing alternatives. The decisions are(More)
The new class of compounds characterized by anxiolytic or antidepressive properties, including a number of N-(1-aryl-4-piperazinylbutyl) derivatives of the two isomers: 7-isopropyl-6-methyl- and 1-isopropyl-4-methylbicyclo [2.2.2]oct-5-ene-2,3-dicarboxyimide was synthesized. Two compounds were selected for further pharmacological study.
The goal of this study was to analyze antibacterial drug prescribing in the 1-million-plus, strictly defined population in Poland. For the 2002-2005 years, data from National Health Fund on outpatient purchasing of antibiotics in Lubuskie's Province were collected and expressed in DDD per 1-thousand inhabitants per day (DID). In the period 2002-2005 the(More)