Chiara E. da Rocha

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OBJECTIVE The goal of this study was to evaluate the influence of Pharmaceutical Care intervention on the results obtained with a group of elderly outpatients and to analyze the communication skills used by healthcare professionals (research pharmacists, dispensing pharmacists, and physicians) during counseling about healthcare and drug therapy. METHODS(More)
Background Responsible self-medication is an integral part of the health system that consists of community pharmacists counseling patients on treating minor illness using non-prescription medications. Systems for properly managing information can assist disease identification and clinical decision-making. Objective To develop a software program to assist(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the understanding and cultural acceptability of the United States Pharmacopeia Dispensing Information (USP-DI) in a group of elderly Brazilians. METHODS The study participants were individuals between 60 and 90 years old, of both sexes, with different levels of education and income. Fifteen of 81 pictograms from the USP-DI were(More)
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