Elena María Vega

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Objective To identify the perceived barriers to implementing pharmaceutical care in Argentina. Method A semi-structured questionnaire was designed to carry out a cross-sectional descriptive study. The questionnaires were distributed in different continuing professional development events for pharmacists during November–December 2005. Results Ninety(More)
OBJECTIVE Analysing the evidence regarding the validity and reliability of a patient-satisfaction questionnaire about professional advice received for minor illness in Argentinean community pharmacies. METHODS This was a descriptive, cross-sectional study. All patients or their caregivers who visited the pharmacies during the study period (March and(More)
OBJECTIVE Ascertaining pharmacists' views related to factors explaining the lack of visibility of community pharmacies as being health facilities and proposing strategies for improving community pharmacy professional service accessibility using qualitative research techniques. METHODS The nominal group technique (NGT) was used in two successive rounds(More)
INTRODUCTION To achieve rational use of antibiotics (ATB), is necessary to know its use and prescription patterns over time, Objective: To describe and analyze the characteristics of the use of ATB in the Guillermo Rawson Hospital (GRH) adult intensive care unit (ICU). MATERIAL AND METHOD Observational, descriptive, longitudinal and retrospective study(More)
INTRODUCTION The objective was to analyze the number of drugs dispensed by the Pharmacy Department to the Neonatology Division, to find out if the use of these drugs is described on the package insert approved by the Administración Nacional de Medicamentos, Alimentos y Tecnología, ANMAT (Drug, Food and Technology Administration of Argentina) and to compare(More)
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